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Place of Birth: Eastburn, Yorkshire
Service No: 260078
Regiment / Corps / Service: South Wales Borderers
Battalion / Unit: 'D' Coy 1st Battalion
Division: 1st Division
Date of Death: 1917-11-10
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 147.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CROSSHILLS, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: STEETON-WITH-EASTBURN, YORKSHIRE
Tom Thompson was the son of James and Barbara Thompson, née Baglee. James was born at Eastburn, Yorkshire and Barbara at Penrith, Cumberland.
1891 Steeton with Eastburn, Yorkshire Census: 5, Lyon, Eastburn - Tom Thompson, aged 2 years, born Eastburn, son of James and Barbara Thompson.
1901 Steeton with Eastburn, Yorkshire Census: 8, Lyon Road, Eastburn - Tom Thompson, aged 12 years, born Kildwick, Yorkshire, son of Barbary Thompson, widow.
Tom was married to Edith Ann Berry in 1910.
1911 Crosshills, Yorkshire Census: 4, Ryland Street - Tom Thompson, aged 22 years, born Eastburn, Yorkshire, husband of Edith Ann Thompson. [Tom and Edith were living with her mother, Martha Berry, widow.]
The British Army Service Record for Tom Thompson exists but may be incomplete.
Tom was posted to the 1st Bn South Wales Borderers on the 1 July 1917.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Tom Thompson, 203480, Lincolnshire Regiment and Pte 260078, Monmouthshire Regiment.
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
THOMPSON, T., South Wales Borderers, Ryeland Street, [Crosshills], killed Nov. 10, 1917.
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Private Tom THOMPSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: South Wales Borderers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st Division
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