Brooksbank Thompson (1883-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

THOMPSON, BROOKSBANK. Private. No 241361. 5/6th Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Born Crosland Moor 19.1.1883. Educated Crosland Moor Council School. Husband of Phillis Thompson, 11 Barton Road, Crosland Moor. Employed as an insurance agent by the Prudential Assurance Company Limited. Enlisted September 1916. Killed in action at Kemmel Hill on 8.5.1918, aged 35 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; United Methodist Church, Crosland Moor.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission