Private R Thompson

East Lancashire Regiment

Died: Monday 9 November 1914 (aged 36)

Connected records

Record:
THOMPSON,
Additional information:
Son of Richard and Sarah Thompson, of 65, Nora St., Lower Broughton, Manchester. 17 years service. Served in the South African Campaign. Native of Salford, Manchester.
Cemetery:
LANCASHIRE COTTAGE CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
I. A. 1.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Private Thompson
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
5 Nov 1914
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 4 (Queen's Own) Hussars (page 39)
Name:
joined Lieutenant Thompson
Context:
Date:
11 Nov 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 13 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). (page 207)
Name:
Lee Thompson
Context:
commander
Date:
14 Nov 1914
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 2 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. (page 33)