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James THOMSON

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Surname: THOMSON

Forename(s): James

Place of Birth: Urr, Kirkcudbrightshire

Service No: 14362

Rank: L/Corporal

Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion

Division: 21st Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1916-07-01

Awards: ---

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

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:

THOMPSON, John. [Additional]

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division

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Surname: THOMPSON

Forename(s): James

Born: Kirkpatrick

Residence: Skipton, Yorkshire

Enlisted: Thirsk, Yorkshire

Number: 14362

Rank: L/Corporal

Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion: 10th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 1916-07-01

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: THOMPSON

Forename(s): J.

Nationality: United Kingdom

Service Number: 14362

Rank: L/Corporal

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own)

Unit: 10th Battalion

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 1916-07-01

Additional Information:

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Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boiselle

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21 July 1916

THOMSON – July 1st killed in action in France, Lance-Corporal James Thomson, A.P.W.O. Yorkshire Regiment, aged 20 years, eldest son of Wm. Thomson, Castle Douglas, and lately of Coniston Hall, Bell Busk.

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