Lance Corporal Richard Thompson

Yorkshire Regiment

Died: Saturday 1 July 1916 (aged 22)

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Record:
THOMPSON, RICHARD
Additional information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Thompson, of 12, First Street East, Easington Colliery, Co. Durham.
Cemetery:
FRICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Sp. Mem. D. 7.
Country:
France

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Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
South Church WW1 Book of Remembrance (WMR 71502)
Location:
South Church, Bishop Auckland, Durham
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
Blackburn Golf Club (WMR 51309)
Location:
Blackburn, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
Queens Own Rifles of Canada (WMR 48034)
Location:
Chelsea, Greater London
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
Douglas Roll of Honour (WMR 28165)
Location:
Douglas, Isle of Man
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
Douglas (WMR 28188)
Location:
Douglas, Isle of Man
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
Queens Own Rifles Of Canada (WMR 40952)
Location:
Canterbury, Kent
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
St Thomas Parishioners WW1 (WMR 28358)
Location:
Douglas, Isle of Man
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
Queens Own Rifles Of Canada (WMR 40952)
Location:
Canterbury, Kent
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
St John's Church (WMR 47324)
Location:
Cononley, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
St Lukes Church - Plaque And Tablet WW1 (WMR 17814)
Location:
Spital Tongues, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
Orwell Roll Of Honour (WMR 8415)
Location:
Orwell, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
St Augustine WW1 (WMR 88186)
Location:
Gillingham, Kent
Name recorded:
Thompson, Richard
Memorial:
Guide School (WMR 709)
Location:
Guide, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Lancaster National School - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 42321)
Location:
Lancaster, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Lancaster National School - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 42321)
Location:
Lancaster, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Lancashire Fusiliers Salford Battalions Thiepval Memorial (WMR 15926)
Location:
Salford, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Shilbottle War Memorial Institute WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 33946)
Location:
Shilbottle, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Providence Congregational Church WW1 Tablet (WMR 15885)
Location:
Middleton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Gibson Street Shrine (WMR 35342)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
School House (WMR 37915)
Location:
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
St Georges Church - WW1 Plaque (WMR 28153)
Location:
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Men of HMT Minesweepers and Fishermen - WW1 (WMR 51897)
Location:
Grimsby, Humberside
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Major L P Aizlewood MC AFC and Men of Rotherham - WW1 Plaque (WMR 28031)
Location:
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
St Clements Church Tablet WW1 (WMR 39106)
Location:
Barnsbury, Greater London
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Orient Street - WW1 Street Shrine (lost) (WMR 39887)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Hooley Independent Sunday School WW1 (WMR 45139)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Tingrith Men Who Returned (WMR 1830)
Location:
Tingrith, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Royal Commercial Travellers Schools Plaque - WW1 (WMR 11202)
Location:
Harrow, Greater London
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Worcester Masons (WMR 38706)
Location:
Worcester, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Lancaster National School - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 42321)
Location:
Lancaster, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Lisburn Cathedral Roll Of Honour (WMR 6464)
Location:
Lisburn, Antrim
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Dalton St Margaret's Church (WMR 68097)
Location:
Dalton in Furness, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Eldon Lane Workmen's Institute-The Served WW1 Memorial (WMR 71505)
Location:
Eldon Lane, Durham
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Queen Elizabeths Grammar School WW1 And WW2 (WMR 42285)
Location:
Blackburn, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Liscard High School WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 15452)
Location:
Kensington, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
St Bartholomews Church Book of Remembrance (WMR 10292)
Location:
Thornley in Easington, Durham
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Church of the Ascension Plaque (WMR 71155)
Location:
Easington Colliery, Durham
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Kingsbury Parish - WW1, WW2 (WMR 19089)
Location:
Kingsbury, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
St. Mary's Church - WW1 (WMR 14765)
Location:
Humberstone, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Eastbourne Street Shrine (WMR 35330)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
St Andrews Church (WMR 10394)
Location:
South Church, Bishop Auckland, Durham
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Choppington And District (WMR 33843)
Location:
Choppington, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Men Of Burnham Deepdale And Staithe - WW1 (WMR 56263)
Location:
Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Blackpool (WMR 565)
Location:
Blackpool, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Easington Colliery-Cross (WMR 10270)
Location:
Easington Colliery, Durham
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Merstham Parish Memorial Cross (WMR 23691)
Location:
Merstham, Surrey
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Rugby School - Chapel (WMR 19536)
Location:
Rugby, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Brethren Of Cullercoats - Cross (WMR 17734)
Location:
Cullercoats, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Blackpool (WMR 565)
Location:
Blackpool, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Thompson, R
Memorial:
Dereham Memorial Hall (WMR 19753)
Location:
East Dereham, Norfolk

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Name:
Major R H Thompson
Context:
author
Date:
30 Jun 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 192)
Name:
Captain Thompson
Context:
author
Date:
30 Jun 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 12 Sanitary Section (page 135)
Name:
Captain M S Thompson
Context:
award
Date:
30 Jun 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 14 Battalion Durham Light Infantry (page 113)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W R Thompson
Context:
Wounded
Date:
1 Jul 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 1 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 202)