PTE. THOMPSON, WILLIAM JAMES

Known as Big Bill, Pte Thompson was a drummer in the pipe band and a stretcher bearer. He was killed in an ambush at a crossroads between Assoro and Nissoria

NOK: Son of James Patric and Beatrice Thompson; husband of Helen E. Thompson, of Toronto, Ontario.

NA
Unit
48th First Bn (WW 2)
Service number
B72586
Fate
Killed in action
Date of death
22-Jul-1943
Cemetery or memorial name
AGIRA CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, SICILY
Grave or panel reference
D, E, 442.
Cemetery or memorial country
Italy
Where killed or wounded
NA
Age on date of death
25
Cause of death
Killed in action
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