Roy Reid Thomson Image

Name

Lieutenant Roy Reid Thomson

Born

1894-05-04

From

Occupation

Plumber

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1918-11-03

Killed

Killed in Action

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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

183228

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

92nd Battalion (Highlanders)

Enlisted

Hamilton, ON

Enlistment Date

1915-09-01

Discharge Date

1915-11-26

Discharge Cause

To take out a a commission in the Acitve Miltia


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

487312

Conflict

Battalion

5th McGill University Company

Enlisted

Toronto, ON

Enlistment Date

1915-12-02

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32nd Regiment and 92nd Battalion

Discharge Date

1916-06-09

Discharge Cause

To Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry


Service Record 3


Regimental Number

487312

Highest Rank

Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Enlisted

In the field

Enlistment Date

1916-06-09

Wounded Date

1917-03-31

Wounds

Gunshot wounds to the head, right shoulder, right forearm

Wounded Where

France (in field)

Discharge Date

1918-02-20

Discharge Cause

To take a Commission in the Royal Flying Corps


Service Record 4


Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

Company

70th Squadron

Enlistment Date

1918-04-01



Notes

Son of Joseph A. and Julia Thomson, Port Elgin, ON.




Sources & Links

(a) Bruce County Genealogical Society Surname Collection;
(b) The National Archives, U.K. (http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_q=roy+reid+thomson)
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


Port Elgin Times, November 27, 1918
Port Elgin Times, November 27, 1918
Port Elgin Times, December 4, 1918
Port Elgin Times, December 4, 1918
Paisley Advocate, Dec. 4, 1918, p. 1
Paisley Advocate, Dec. 4, 1918, p. 1

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