Albert William Thompson

M, #55337, b. 1896, d. 1976
FatherAlbert Henry Thompson b. 1870
MotherMaud Mawbey Barrett b. 1874
Birth*1896Albert William Thompson was born in 1896 at Glebe, New South Wales.1,2 
Residence*1915He lived in 1915 at Dubbo, New South Wales.3 
Military Service*between 1915 and 1919 Military Service between 1915 and 1919.4,5  
Marriage*1920He married Elizabeth Jane Holman in 1920 at Inverell, New South Wales.6 
Employment*between 1948 and 1950Albert William Thompson was employed between 1948 and 1950 at Sydney, New South Wales.7 
Employmentbetween 1953 and 1962He was employed between 1953 and 1962.8 
Death*1976He died in 1976 at New South Wales.9 


Elizabeth Jane Holman b. 1901


  1. [S27] NSW Federation BDM (1889-1918), NSW Federation (1889-1918) CD ROM, Reg. No: 10368
    Born 1896
    Registered at Glebe, NSW
    Father = Albert H
    Mother = Maud M.
  2. [S40] NSW BDM - Online, online, Father = Albert
    Mother = Maud.
  3. [S206] Aust WW1 Embarkation Roll, online…, Residence = Dubbo, NSW.
  4. [S179] Aust WW1 Nominal Roll, online, Nominal Roll
    Service No:     3500
    Rank          Pte
    Surname          THOMPSON
    Given names     Albert William
    Regiment          56th Battalion
    Start          27/12/1915
    Status          RTA     (Returned to Australia)
    End          23/6/1919.
  5. [S206] Aust WW1 Embarkation Roll, online…, First World War Embarkation Roll - Albert William Thompson

    Service number:           3500
    Rank:                Private
    Roll title:                56 Infantry Battalion - 2 to 9 Reinforcements (April 1916 - January 1917)
    Conflict:                First World War, 1914-1918
    Date of embarkation:      24 January 1917
    Place of embarkation:      Sydney
    Ship embarked on:           HMAT Anchises
    Ship number:           A68

    Age               21
    Trade               labourer
    Single/Married          S
    Address               Dubbo, NSW
    Next of Kin          Father, Albert Herbert Thompson, Dulcie Domen, Darling-street, Chatswood, NSW
    Religion               CofE
    Date of Joining          12/12/1915.
  6. [S32] NSW BW (1914-1945) BDM, NSW BW (1914-1945) CD-ROM, Reg. No: 19414
    Married 1920
    Registered at Inverell, NSW.
  7. [S234] Miscellaneous, online unknown url, Sydney Aldermen
    From website =

    Local Government service
    Albert William Thompson was elected Alderman for Fitzroy Ward, 4 December 1948 to 1 December 1950 and for Macquarie Ward, 2 December 1950 to 4 December 1953. Thompson was a member of the City Planning and Improvements Committee, 1949-53, the Finance Committee, 1949-53, the Health and Recreations Committee, 1949-51 and the Works Committee in 1951. He was a member of the ALP.
    Terms served on Council

    City of Sydney

    Family background
    Albert William Thompson was born in 1896 at Glebe, Sydney, the son of Albert Herbert Thompson and his wife Maud M, nee Barrett. In 1920 at Inverell he married Elizabeth Jane Holman and had three sons and three daughters. He died on 9 September 1976, aged 80, survived by his wife Jane, and was buried at the Anglican Remembrance Lawn atRookwoodCemetery. His headstone carried the AIF symbol.
    Occupation & interests
    Albert William Thompson served in World War I, having enlisted in Dubbo, NSW. He was a member of the Milk and Ice Carters and Dairymen’s Employees' Union of NSW, becoming organiser and union secretary from 1926. From 1953 to 1962, he was General Secretary. He was an executive member of the Australian Labor Party from 1935 to 1959 and was a delegate to the Labor Council of New South Wales from 1945 to 1961.
    Community activity
    Thompson was associated with the National Welfare Fund Association from 1952 to 1959, the Poliomyelitis and Physically Handicapped Society 1958-62, the Foundation for Research and Treatment of Alcoholism 1958-61, and the Manly District Hospital from 1958 to 1961.
  8. [S234] Miscellaneous, online unknown url, 1953-1962
    General Secretary of the Milk and Ice Carters and Dairymen’s Employees' Union of NSW.
  9. [S40] NSW BDM - Online, online, Reg. No:          23264/1976
    Surname          THOMPSON
    Given names     Albert William
    Father          Albert
    Mother          Maud
    District          [not recorded].