Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harry Nelson Thompson

In memory of
Lieutenant
Harry Nelson Thompson
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
29
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Division:
5th Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of Andrew D. and Martha Jane Thompson.

Commemorated on Page 338 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. D. II.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Harry Thompson – University of Manitoba Roll of Honour 1914-1918.  Winnipeg, 1923. Roll of the Fallen (pg. 25) - THOMPSON, Harry Nelson:  B.S.A. 1911; Enlisted 10-9-15; Pte. 68th Battn.; Lieut.; Transferred to 5th Battn.; Service in France; Killed in Action 9-4-17.
  • Photo of HARRY NELSON THOMPSON – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of HARRY NELSON THOMPSON – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of HARRY NELSON THOMPSON – Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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