Lieutenant Gerald Pittis Newman Thompson

Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Date published: 14/06/1918
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 04/05/1918
Cemetery: Nieppe Bois (rue Du Bois) British Cemetery, Vieux Berquin, Nord, France
Plot: C. 10.
Information: Lieutenant Gerald Pittis Newman Thompson, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, was killed in action on May 4th, 1918, in his 20th year. He was the only son of Dr. C.I. and Mrs. Thompson, of Bradley Lodge, Newport, Isle of Wight, and was educated at Aldwick House, Bognor, Epsom, and Sandhurst, was gazetted to the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in July, 1916, and had served on the Western front since September, 1916. He had the Irish Division Parchment Certificate for gallantry and devotion to duty in the field. Lieut. Thompson was the nephew of Mr. Newman Thompson, First Auditor of the Bank of Ireland.