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Alfred Thompson

Biography of Private Alfred Thompson, (201275)
1st/4th Lincolnshire Regiment
Formerly 3941 – 1st/4th Lincolnshire Regiment
&
 3941 1st/5th Lincolnshire
Died 8th June 1917

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Birth

Name:
Alfred Thompson

Date of birth:
1897

Place of Birth:
Little Horton, Yorkshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Oct – Dec 1897

Place of Birth Registration:
Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Occupation:

Marriage

No marriage for Alfred has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Family

Father’s Name:
George Thompson

Father’s DOB:
1874

Father’s Place of Birth:
Little Horton, Yorkshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Railway

Mother’s Name:
Annie Susannah Osborne

Mother’s DOB:
1875

Mothers POB:
Horton, Yorkshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
13 August 1891 St Peter (Bradford Cathedral)

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
James Thompson, 1895, Little Horton
Ellen Thompson, 1896, Little Horton
Alfred Thompson, 1897, Little Horton

1901 Census:
Alfred is living with his parents in Little Horton, Yorkshire

1911 Census:
Alfred is living with his mother in his grandparents house at 27 Darton Street, Bradford, Yorkshire. The census gives him an age of 14 and he is listed as a doffer worsted spinning.

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that private Alfred Thompson, 201275, 4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 8th June 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders..

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medals
Medal Card Index:
Alfred’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal
The 15 Star

Memorials
UK:Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Private Alfred Thompson, 201275, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 8 June 1917 Age 19
Son of Mrs Susannah Hubbard (formerly Thompson) Tongue End, Spalding, Lincs
Remembered with honour, Arras Memorial.

More information:

Military Service Timeline:

Enlisted in Spalding

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.

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