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John Thompson

Rank: Private
Town/Village: Hamilton
Civil Parish: South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Killoe, Co. Longford
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number: 9055
Date of Death: 17-09-1914
Cause: Killed in action
Memorial: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France

John Thompson was born in Killoe, Co. Longford. A labourer by trade he served a long career in the military enlisting on the 14 Dec 1903 in Longford.

Pte. Thompson re-enlisted in Hamilton, Scotland - likely for war service - where he became part of the 2nd Highland Light Infantry. He was deployed to France and arrived at the front on Aug 1914. 

Parents Names:
Notes: His sister Kate was named as his next of kin when he enlisted in the army.

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