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Harry Nelson Thompson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Harry Nelson Thompson

April 9, 1917

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)


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. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. D. II.


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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Regina Morning Leader. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • 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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