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Herbert Thompson

Rank: Corporal
Street: Ballymahon Street
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address: 1810 5th Street, East Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Census 1901: Resident at Ballymahon Street
Census 1911: At school in Mountjoy Square, Dublin.
Regiment/Unit: Royal Engineers
Regiment Number: Unknown
Date of Death:

Herbert was born 2 October 1893 in Longford town, the son of John and Isabella Thompson, from Longford town. He studied at the Royal College of Science for Ireland, including Engineering and Electro-Technology.

After university, Thompson enlisted with the Royal Engineers and served with the Chemical Section of the B.E.F.

After the Great War, Herbert emigrated to Canada, and worked as a Civil Engineer; he was married to Doris Mary.

Parents Names: Son of John Thompson and Isabella (née Dann), Ballymahon Street, Longford.
Notes: Herbert was featured in an article in the Longford Leader on the 21 August 1915 on the passing of his examinations.

link to Civil Record of birthLongford Leader, A Clever Longford Boy; Longford Leader, 1950, Local Notes

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