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Cyprian Alfred Thompson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Cyprian Alfred Thompson

April 8, 1917

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Division:

"D" Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

April 18, 1893
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

September 28, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Alice G. C. and the late Herbert H. Thompson, of England.

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:

V. E. 9.

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.

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