Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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04/12/2017 The CWGC record Gunner W Thompson as the husband of Mary Thompson of Killymoon Street, Cookstown, County Tyrone.
04/12/2017 William Thompson is commemorated on the Tandragee War Memorial.
04/12/2017 The cemetery at Noeux-les-Mines was chiefly used by 6th and 7th Casualty Clearing Stations between August 1917 and December 1918.
04/12/2017 Gunner W Thompson is buried in Neoux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension, France. The inscription on the headstone reads: ‘Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord’
04/12/2017 Gunner William Thompson was serving with the 237th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery when he ‘died at the front’ on Monday 12th November 1917.
04/12/2017 William Thompson enlisted with the Royal Garrison Artillery in Belfast.
04/12/2017 William 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, Samuel, Alice, Jean and Violet.
04/12/2017 William lived for a while in Tandragee, County Armagh.
04/12/2017 William Thompson was born at Meenan, County Down. Meenan lies about halfway between Banbridge and Newry.
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