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Full Name: Alec Leslie Thomson
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Alec Leslie
Surname: Thomson
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 9/103
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: Mrs Ann Thomson (mother), St Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: St Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Otago Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Vessel: Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 723
Last Unit Served: Otago Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Malta to Mudros
Date of Death: 8 September 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: B. VIII. 6.
Biographical Notes: Alec Thomson was the son of Mrs. A. Thomson, of Ing's Avenue, St. Clair, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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