Thompson, James Henry

Regimental Number: 433030
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion

James was born in London, England on April 1, 1885. In April of 1914, he filed on a homestead at NE 8-73-10-W6. In March of 1915, James traveled to Edmonton to enlist in the Canadian Army. He was killed in action on March 25, 1916. James’s headstone in the Sanctuary Wood Cemetery in Belgium is inscribed with, “Their glory shall not be blotted out.”