Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
Date Information
11/10/2019 There is no evidence Hubert Thompson ever lived in Coagh.
11/10/2019 The CWGC record Private Hubert David William Thompson as the son of Joseph and Sarah Thompson, of ‘Hazelmount’, Krowera, Victoria, Australia.
11/10/2019 Private Hubert Thompson is buried in Plot 1, Row B, Grave 42 at Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers La Boiselle, France.
11/10/2019 Private Hubert Thompson was a stretcher bearer serving with the 8th Australian Battalion when he was killed in action on 25th July 1916.
11/10/2019 Private Hubert Thompson arrived in Marseilles, France from Alexandria, Egypt with the A.I.F. on 26th March 1916. The 8th Battalion Australian Infantry took part in the action during the Somme Offensive.
11/10/2019 Hubert was one of three brothers who served during the Gallipoli Campaign with the Australian Imperial Forces. Whilst in Turkey, he contracted dysentery and was hospitalised.
11/10/2019 His father formerly lived at Windmill Farm, Coagh. He was a nephew of Dr George Thompson and cousin to the Duff family in Coagh.
11/10/2019 Hubert David William Thompson was the second son of Joseph Sarah Thompson. Hubert was born in Krowera, Victoria, Australia about 1890.
30/12/2015 Private Hubert W D Thompson, killed, was a son of Mr Joseph Thompson, Windmill Farm, Coagh, nephew of Dr George M Thompson, and cousins of Messrs Duff, Coagh. He was one of three brothers who had been through the Dardanelles campaign with the Australians. He was killed in France on 1st July. The deceased was a stretcher bearer and belonged to the 8th Battalion, Australian Infantry Force.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 12th August 1916:
30/12/2015 THOMPSON – Killed in action in France, 24th July 1916, Hubert D W Thompson, dearly beloved second son of Joseph Thompson, and the late Sarah Thompson, Hazelmount Krowna, Australia. Deeply regretted.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 12th August 1916:
Read more