Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harry Sidney Thompson

In memory of:

Gunner Harry Sidney Thompson

April 16, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1251434

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Artillery

Division:

78th Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1878

Son of Leonard and Jane Thompson, of Scarborough, England.

Commemorated on Page 512 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX)
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

S. E. G. 156.

Location:

Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Cross of Sacrifice at Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 26 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for Harry Sidney Thompson at Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 26 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.

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