|Civil Parish:||South Lanarkshire, Scotland|
|Alternative Address:||Killoe, Co. Longford|
|Regiment/Unit:||Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion|
|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.
|Notes:||His sister Kate was named as his next of kin when he enlisted in the army.|