We remember W. James Thompson

We remember W. James Thompson

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Timeline

Timeline

1899
birth Tara, ON Canada Source:7655697 Source:7655701 6th October 1899
1899
location Invermay Canada parents address Source:7657103 9th October 1899 - 25th December 1906
1906
location Fort William Canada parents address Source:7657103 25th December 1906 - September 1915
1915
enlistment Calgary, AB Canada Source:5790501 16th September 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7657103 1916 - 1918
1917
hospitalisation Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Pte. William J. Thompson (wounded) ; Jimmie Thompson ; Fort William resident ; No unit given Hospital/Institution Source:8874290 25th April 1917
1917
hospitalisation Evacuated from France with injuries and shrapnel after intense shelling Hospital/Institution Source:7723328 1917
1919
discharge Source:7655698 1st August 1919
1919
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Sergeant 160064 82nd reserve battalion Source:7655698 1st September 1919
1920
employment Senior Laboratory Technician Ontario Health Laboratory Fort William, Ontario Canada Source:7655701 1920 - 1960
1921
marriage Thera Bjerke Source:7657103 1921
1927
commission Regular Source:7657270 15th May 1927
1927
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant 160064 Royal Canadian Medical Services 18 Field Ambulance Source:7657270 15th May 1927
1933
marriage Florence Shiels Source:7657103 1933
sibling Lavina Thompson Source:5790501
children Norman Thompson Source:7657103
children Ann Thompson Source:7657103
service Canadian Expeditionary Force 160064 Source:5790501
1987
death Not War Related Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada Source:7655697 7th October 1987
burial Mountain View Non-War Cemetery Thunder Bay, ON Canada Source:7655697

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names W. James
Initials WJ
Last Name Thompson
Source 7655701
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Thompson
Source 7655701
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Fort William Canada parents address 25th December 1906 - September 1915
Invermay Canada parents address 9th October 1899 - 25th December 1906
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 160064
Canadian Expeditionary Force 160064 82nd reserve battalion Sergeant
Canadian Expeditionary Force 160064 Royal Canadian Medical Services 18 Field Ambulance Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Norman Thompson son
Ann Thompson daughter
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Thompson mother
James Thompson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lavina Thompson sister
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence Shiels wife 1933
Thera Bjerke wife 1921
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Brown Nearly Black
DateHeightSource
1919-08-01 5'7"

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers

External Evidence

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Story of how WJT became a child soldier in the Great War Paul58252
Local Casualties Paul58252

Multimedia

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Died 1987 Paul58252
Obituary Paul58252
Discharge Certificate Paul58252
William Thompson Paul58252
Retirement article Paul58252
Commission Paul58252
Newspaper announcement of Laboratory job Paul58252
Autopsy notes Paul58252
Autopsy notes Paul58252
Victoria Barracks, Calgary AB Canada Paul58252
Spring of 1915 Paul58252
Basic Training Paul58252
Training in England Paul58252
Training in France Paul58252
First taste of the front Paul58252
The Somme and Moquet Farm Paul58252
Vimy Ridge Paul58252
Furlough in London and the rise of influenza Paul58252
Ramsgate, Bramshot, Friend from Japan Paul58252
James Thompson Paul58252
Autopsy notes Paul58252
Autopsy notes Paul58252
Autopsy notes Paul58252
Mutt and Jeff Paul58252
Remembrance Day, 1975 Paul58252

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