Major R. Lloyd Thompson

Regiment: Royal Artillery
Date published: 25/01/1918
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 01/12/1917
Age at death: 29
Cemetery: Hermies Hill British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: I. A. 4.
Information: Major R. Lloyd Thompson M.C., Royal Artillery, killed in action, was the only son of Mr. J. A. Thompson, Penrhyn, Strandtown, Belfast. He was in the linen business in his father's firm before the war. When hostilities began he was called up from the Special Reserve of Officers, and went to the front in August, 1914. He was severely injured in 1915, and after some months at home he returned to the front, where he saw a great deal of service. He was awarded the Military Cross last year, and had also been mentioned in despatches. He was one of two grandsons of the Right Hon. Robert Thompson, M.P.