Thomson, William Henry (Able Seaman, b.1897)

Accession Number PR04501
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Object type Manuscript
Maker Thomson, William Henry
Date made 1914-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Army organisation period 1912-1918 (not WWI)
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the First World War service of 1735 Able Seaman William (Bill) Henry Thomson, Royal Australian Navy. Collection consists of a 14 page handwritten manuscript written by Thomson [incomplete] detailing the action of HMAS Australia and a 1915 Christmas greeting card with a photograph of Thomson made out to 'Greta' from HMAS Australia.

History / Summary

Able Seaman William (Bill) Henry Thomson sigend up to the Navy in 1912 and spent the war serving on the HMAS Australia.