Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Oliver Thompson

In memory of:

Private Joseph Oliver Thompson

April 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

687195

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

172nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1894

Son of William and Elizabeth Thompson, of Ashcroft, British Columbia.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

6. 45. 6.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 687195 Pvt. Joseph O. Thompson who served with the 172nd Battn. C.E.F.  Born in Ashcroft BC on June 21st 1894, he enlisted into the C.E.F. at Kamloops BC on Jan. 8th 1916.
Joseph listed his occupation as "Rancher" and some prior military service with the 102nd Reg. Rocky Mountain Rangers (Canada Militia) Joseph died in Vancouver BC on April 1st 1918 at the age of 22 and was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial cross in the section where 687195 Pvt. Joseph O. Thompson was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 687195 Pvt. Joseph O. Thompson was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Photo of Joseph Oliver Thompson– Joe & Abby Thompson
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