Serjeant Harry Thompson

Royal Garrison Artillery

Died: Wednesday 23 October 1918 (aged 21)

Connected records

Record:
THOMPSON, HARRY
Additional information:
Son of Elizabeth and the late Robert Thompson.
Cemetery:
ST. HILAIRE LES CAMBRAI BRITISH CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
C. 4.
Country:
France

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Beyond the Blue Horizon 3: Goodnight Vienna

BBC Radio 4 six-part series entitled 'Beyond the Blue Horizon'. Harry Thompson examines British perceptions of other countries during the inter-war period. Programme 3: Goodnight Vienna -'Mitteleuropa'

Beyond the Blue Horizon 1: Russia East of Mansfield

BBC Radio 4 six-part series entitled 'Beyond the Blue Horizon'. Harry Thompson examines British perceptions of other countries during the inter-war period. Programme 1: Perceptions of Russia.

Beyond the Blue Horizon 4: Sing Me A Song Of The Islands

BBC Radio 4 six-part series entitled 'Beyond the Blue Horizon'. Harry Thompson examines British perceptions of other countries during the inter-war period. Programme 4: Sing Me a Song of the Islands

Beyond the Blue Horizon 2: The Dark Continent

BBC Radio 4 six-part series entitled 'Beyond the Blue Horizon'. Harry Thompson examines British perceptions of other countries during the inter-war period. Programme 2: The Dark Continent

Beyond the Blue Horizon 6: Sandstorm Country

BBC Radio 4 six-part series entitled 'Beyond the Blue Horizon'. Harry Thompson examines British perceptions of other countries during the inter-war period. Programme 6: Sandstorm Country - Egypt

Beyond the Blue Horizon 5: The Road To Chingleput

BBC Radio 4 six-part series entitled 'Beyond the Blue Horizon'. Harry Thompson examines British perceptions of other countries during the inter-war period. Programme 5: India - The Road to Chingleput

Oral history

British NCO served with 295 Bty, 96th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regt, Royal Artillery in GB, North Africa and Middle East, 1940-1944; served with 16th Bn Durham Light Infantry in Italy, Greece and Austria, 1943-1946; private served with 2nd Bn Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in Palestine, …
REEL 1 Background in Crawcrook, GB, 1919-1933: family circumstances; effects of General Strike, 1926; education; question of avoiding becoming miner; work at brickyards, 1933; work at Emner and Catherine Collieries, 1933-1939, including initial duties on lift cages, duties as haulage driver and pony …

Oral history

British boy soldier and private served with 4th Infantry Training Centre in GB, 1941-1944; served with 10th Bn Duke of Wellington's Regt in GB, 1944; served with Parachute Regt in GB, 1944; served with Durham Light Infantry Depot in GB, 1944-1946; NCO served with 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry in …
REEL 1 Background in Spennymoor, GB, 1927-1941: family including war service of father and brothers; deaths of parents; family homes; food; community grew up in; time in boy scouts including work carrying messages during early stages of war; Church Lad's Brigade in Spennymoor; promotion with cubs …

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Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Crosland Moor Wesleyan Methodist Church (lost) (WMR 52626)
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Thompson, Harry
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Rotherham Corporation Officials And Employees (WMR 52797)
Location:
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Christ Church - WW1 (WMR 45521)
Location:
Pendlebury, Greater Manchester
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Thompson, Harry
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St James Parish WW1 Altar (WMR 42829)
Location:
Congleton, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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St Gregorys Rc Church WW1 And WW2 (WMR 26275)
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Longton, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Coundon Workingmens Club (WMR 71488)
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Coundon, Durham
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Thompson, Harry
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Bishop Thornton Parish WW1 Memorial Plaque (WMR 29513)
Location:
Bishop Thornton, North Yorkshire
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Thompson, Harry
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Harry Thompson (WMR 73120)
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Cottingham, Humberside
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Thompson, Harry
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Bishop Thornton Parish WW1 Memorial Plaque (WMR 29513)
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Bishop Thornton, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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St Peters - WW1 Rolls Of Honour (WMR 27933)
Location:
Abbeydale, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Brightside And Carbrook Co Operative Society WW1 (WMR 51016)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
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Redruth, Cornwall
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Thompson, Harry
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Green Lane Boys School - WW1 (lost) (WMR 29284)
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Thompson, Harry
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South Collingham - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 59007)
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South Collingham, Nottinghamshire
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Thompson, Harry
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Cross Bank Wesleyan Church And Sunday School WW1 (WMR 51446)
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Burnley, Lancashire
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Thompson, Harry
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Epworth Men Of The Parish (WMR 51635)
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Epworth, Lincolnshire
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Thompson, Harry
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Kirkella And Willerby (WMR 35236)
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Kirkella, Humberside
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Thompson, Harry
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Langdale - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 66462)
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Chapel Stile, Langdale, Cumbria
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Thompson, Harry
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Penarth WW1 And WW2 Panelling (WMR 37184)
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Penarth, South Glamorgan
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Thompson, Harry
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Penarth WW1 And WW2 Panelling (WMR 37184)
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Penarth, South Glamorgan
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Thompson, Harry
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Aldbrough Shrine (served) (WMR 34860)
Location:
Aldbrough, Humberside
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Christ Church School Old Boys - WW1 (WMR 12992)
Location:
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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St. Martin's Church, Potternewton, window and panels (WMR 85666)
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Potternewton, West Yorkshire
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Thompson, Harry
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St Nicholas Church WW1 (WMR 29888)
Location:
Stillington, North Yorkshire
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Thompson, Harry
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Christ Church Parishioners (WMR 7373)
Location:
Downend, Avon
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Thompson, Harry
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Bishop Thornton Parish WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 29514)
Location:
Bishop Thornton, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Addingham Roll of Honour - WW1 (WMR 29034)
Location:
Addingham, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Ampleforth - Roll of Honour (WMR 87172)
Location:
Ampleforth, North Yorkshire
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Thompson, Harry
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Briggswath and Sleights Methodist Church (WMR 76651)
Location:
Briggswath, North Yorkshire
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Thompson, Harry
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Thompson, Harry
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Brunswick Wesleyan Methodists (WMR 31049)
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Briggswath, North Yorkshire
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Thompson, Harry
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Staindrop WW1 Plaque (WMR 71323)
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Staindrop, Durham
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Parish of Duxford (WMR 87243)
Location:
Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Harry
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Staindrop - WW1 board (WMR 88086)
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Staindrop, Durham
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Thompson, Harry
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Duckworth Street Congregational Church and Sunday School (WMR 18587)
Location:
Darwen, Lancashire
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Thompson, H
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Frizinghall WW1 Memorial Organ And Plaque (WMR 28445)
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Frizinghall, West Yorkshire
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Thompson, H
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1/5 And 2/5 Battns West Yorkshire Regt (WMR 30888)
Location:
York, North Yorkshire
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Thompson, H
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All Saints' Parishioners - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 27984)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
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St Thomas Church - Roll Of Honour (WMR 47439)
Location:
Kilnhurst, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
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East Yorkshire Regt And East Riding Men WW1 (WMR 34681)
Location:
Beverley, Humberside
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
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North Staffordshire Railway Company (WMR 51133)
Location:
Blythe Bridge, Staffordshire
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Thompson, H
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Men of Irthlingborough - WW1 (WMR 38132)
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Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire
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Thompson, H
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East Yorkshire Regt And East Riding Men WW1 (WMR 34681)
Location:
Beverley, Humberside
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Thompson, H
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Hull And Barnsley Railway Company - WW1 (WMR 35561)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
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Kirkbymoorside Roll Of Honour (WMR 30624)
Location:
Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
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Booth Line Roll Of Honour Book (WMR 21344)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
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5th Battn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry - WW1 (WMR 46709)
Location:
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
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Old Ellerby St. James' Church WW1 (WMR 68009)
Location:
Old Ellerby, Humberside
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
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Nornabell Street Shrine (WMR 35426)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Thompson, H
Memorial:
Thorneyburn Parish WW1 Thanksgiving for those who returned (WMR 34286)
Location:
Thorneyburn, north of Tarset, Northumberland

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Name:
Lance Corporal Thompson
Context:
award
Date:
21 Oct 1918
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 766)