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Percy William Tompkins

In memory of:

Private Percy William Tompkins

January 7, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)


50th Bn.

Additional Information


March 27, 1896

Son of William James and Emily Tompkins, of Gladys, Alberta, Canada. Native of Thorney, Cambs, England.

Commemorated on Page 513 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 9.


Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • War Memorial– This War Memorial tablet inside the Abbey Church, Thorney, Cambridgeshire, England has the name of Percy Tompkins commemorated on it.  He enlisted on 15/1/1917 at High Plains, Alberta and gave his occupation as a farmer.
  • Memorial– This shows the setting of the tablet inside the Abbey Church, Thorney.
  • Church– This shows  the Abbey Church, Thorney  where the name of Percy Tompkins is commemorated.
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker - Lapugnoy Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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