Law Netherwood Thompson (1884-1918)

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, LAW NETHERWOOD. Private. No 302440. 2/7th Battalion Manchester Regiment. Born 69 Prospect Street, Huddersfield, 20.5.1884. Son of George Henry Thompson, 91 Brighton Street, Seacombe, Wallasey, Liverpool. Educated Hillhouse Board School. Employed as a cost clerk at Messrs Lever Brothers, Port Sunlight. Single. Enlisted 21.8.1916. Died of dysentery as a Prisoner of War on 4.6.1918 at Fins, France. He was 34 years of age. Buried FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row H, Grave 12.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission