Roll of Honour William Thompson

Service number 691
Rank Corporal
Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 05 October 1918
Place of Death France
Place of Association Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Tincourt New British Cemetery, Tincourt, Picardie, France
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Thompson's name is located at panel 92 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

William Thompson's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Thu 27 July 2023 at 11:15pm
  • Wed 11 October 2023 at 4:53am
  • Thu 15 February 2024 at 9:17pm
  • Sat 13 April 2024 at 7:38pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.