Second Lieutenant James Mcaulay Thomson

South African Infantry

Died: Tuesday 17 October 1916 (aged 37)

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Record:
THOMSON, JAMES MCAULAY
Additional information:
Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James McAulay Thomson, of Ayr, Scotland. Served in the South African Campaign and in German South-West Africa.
Cemetery:
ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Officers, B. 1. 35.
Country:
France

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Name:
Major E L Thomson
Context:
commander
Date:
12 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 12 Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (page 122)
Name:
Major E L Thomson
Context:
commander
Date:
12 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 12 Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (page 122)
Name:
Private H L Thomson
Context:
Wounded
Date:
18 Oct 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 11 Field Ambulance (page 232)