1. Memorial:Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial Grevillers

Awards & Titles:


Early Life :

Son of Charles and Mary Ann Thompson. of Forster. New South Wales, Australia.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: New Zealand Rifle Brigade, N.Z.E.F 

Consolidated list of Riflemen from all battalions of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade.

Action :  

Detail :

32972 Rifleman Oswald Charles Thompson, 4th Battalion New Zealand Rifle Brigade.

He has no known grave but is commemorated on the New Zealand memorial at Grevillers, on Stone 9.A.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Pacific No. 1229 E.C.New Zealand (South Island)

22nd April 1913
20th May 1913
17th June 1913

Oswald is listed as a 34 year old Blacksmith from Hokitika at the time of his initiation in 1913. His contribution record shows one year of war service and then that he was "Killed in Action 3 Mar 1918." He does not appear to be recorded on the original working of the New Zealand Masonic List.

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