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St Bees Dead of the First World War

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James Thompson

22nd Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in Action on the Somme, 1916

From the 'Whitehaven News' 18th January 1917:


A very impressive memorial service was conducted on Sunday morning in St. John's church, Chopwell, Co. Durham, to the memory of four fallen soldiers, two of whom were acting corporals; James Thompson, Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Scottish) of Sandwith, and Private Jack Smith, Australian contingent, of Hallbankgate, etc. The service was conducted by the Rev. MacDonald.