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Place of Birth: Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire
Service No: 14362
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 21st Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-01
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: IX. D. 7.
CWGC Cemetery: GORDON DUMP CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CONISTON COLD, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
James Thomson was the son of William Walker and Jessie Jane Thomson, née McNaught. Both parents were born at Crossmichael, Kirkcudbrightshire.
1901 Coniston Cold, Yorkshire Census: Wheelwright Farm - James M. Thomson, aged 4 years, born Scotland, son of William and Jessie J. Thomson.
1911 Coniston Cold, Yorkshire Census: Wheelwright, Coniston Hall - James McNaught Thomson, aged 14 years, born, Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire, son of William Walker and Jessie Jane McNaught Thomson.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James Thompson, 14362, Yorkshire Regiment. Theatre of War (1) France. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 9 September 1915.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
THOMPSON, John. [Additional]
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division
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