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Reginald Thompson

Private

5th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Miss Barrowclough
  • Plaque: 3197

Additional Info

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Biography

Reginald Charles Thompson was born in Ballarat and enlisted from Ballarat East on 12th January 1915. He was 19, single and a timber worker. He joined the 5th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2032. On 9th August 1915 he was killed in action at Gallipoli, and is buried in the Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Tree No. 3197

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour