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Arthur Henry Thompson

Biography of Private Arthur Henry Thompson (1081)
51st Battalion Australian Infantry A.I.F

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Birth

Name:
Arthur Henry Thompson

Date of birth:
1888

Place of Birth:
Osbournby, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Jan – Mar 1888

Place of Birth Registration:
Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England

Occupation:

Marriage

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

Family

Father’s Name:
William Parker Thompson

Father’s DOB:
1853

Father’s Place of Birth:
Holdingham, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Butcher

Mother’s Name:
Fanny Barrand

Mother’s DOB:
1845

Mothers POB:
Kelby, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1882 Sleaford District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Edward Gordon Thompson, 1885, Osbournby
Arthur Henry Thompson, 1888, Osbournby

1891 Census:
Arthur is living with his parents in Osbournby

1901 Census:
Arthur is living with his parents in Osbournby

1911 Census:
Arthur is living with his parents in Osbournby

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions
None found to date

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
Available

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
Available

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
Not Found

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medals
Medal Card Index:
Arthur’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal
14/15 Star

Memorials

UK:
Rippingale, outside memorial at St Andrew’s Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of Private Arthur Henry Thompson, 1081, 51st Battalion Australian Infantry A.I.F. who died on 10 June 1918 Age 20.
Son of William Parker Thompson and Fanny Thompson of Highfield, Rippingale, Bourne, Lincs, England, Born at Osbournby, Lincs
Remembered with Honour Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Grave Ref: III E 7

More information:

Arthur Henry Thompson

Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery

Military Service Timeline

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.

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