Rifleman Matthew Thompson

King's Royal Rifle Corps

Died: Friday 15 June 1917 (aged 30)

Connected records

Record:
THOMPSON, MATTHEW
Additional information:
Son of James and Kezia Thompson, of Cottons Common, Friday Bridge, Wisbech.
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 53.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Second Lieutenant G H Thompson
Context:
Wounded
Date:
12 Jun 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 39 Brigade Royal Field Artillery. (page 467)
Name:
Lieutenant R M Thompson
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
16 Jun 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 20 Hussars (page 346)
Name:
Second Lieutenant P L Thompson
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
18 Jun 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 14 Battalion Durham Light Infantry (page 235)