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281545   Gunner William Thompson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 237th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (British Army)
Died: 12/11/1917 (Died)
William Thompson was born at Meenan, County Down and lived for a while in Tandragee, County Armagh. He moved to Cookstown to work and lived for a number of years at 12 Fortview Terrace, Chapel Road with his wife Mary and their five children. William Thompson enlisted with the Royal Garrison Artillery in Belfast. He is described as having died at the front on 12th November 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery
  Bethune, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Grave 3-A-18
CWGC Casualty 466656
Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 229