Thompson was born in 1887 and hailed from Kendal in the Lake District. He was a paper layer by trade. He served in France from March 1917 until May 1918 making him eligible for a pair. He served with the Royal Defence Corps with the number 80890 and with the Labour Corps with the number 241685.
He is also entitled to a Silver War Badge numbered, B11259 as he was discharged as no longer fit due to synovitis to the knee. His address is given as 12 Cowan Head, Burnside, North Kendal.
On a length of modern ribbon.