Herbert Thompson (1882-1918)

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, HERBERT. Signaller. No 175749. 284th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Huddersfield 17.11.1882. Educated Crosland Moor Council Schools. Husband of Annie Greaves Thompson, 14 Cowlersley Lane, Milnsbridge. Was a partner in the firm of Messrs Wilkinson and Thompson, wholesale costumiers, of Market Street, Huddersfield. Wounded by a gas shell near Ham on 1.9.1918. Died of wounds on the same day at No 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, aged 35 years. Buried DAOURS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row F, Grave 6.
ROH:- Milnsbridge War Memorial; St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge, Huddersfield.

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