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351431   Private Charles Thomson
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Dated added: 07/02/2017   Last updated: 04/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Scots (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 30/11/1890
Died: 23/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
Charles Thomson was the son of Rev Charles Logan Thomson and Agnes Isles Thomson. He was born 30th November 1890 in his fatherís home village of Caledon. Sometime between 1901 and 1911 the family moved to Scotland. Private Charles Thomson was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Scots when he was killed in action on Monday 23rd April 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  Arras, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Bay 1-2
CWGC Casualty 777385
The Arras Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras. The cemetery is near the Citadel, approximately 2 kms due west of the railway station.
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Thomson family Lists Charles as age 10, living with the family at house 3 in Killygowney, Caledon, Tyrone
2 Photo of Private Charles Thomson
3 Forum Discussion (SMRG) Listed on St Ninian's Church memorial and on the Hawick Roll of Honour
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 Scottish National War Memorial Brief details of Private Charles Thomson
6 St Ninian's Church WW1 Full details including photo on page 35
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023