Private Edwin Frederick Thompson

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

22 Mar 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Clerk to plait dyer

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

7 Studley Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 27th July 1918
Pte Eddie Thompson

Pte Eddie (Edwin Frederick) Thompson, 307504, 2/7th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, was reported missing, later presumed killed in action, near St Quentin in France, on March 22nd, 1918.

Born in Luton in 1892, the son of rate collector Mr Fred Thompson and his wife Julia, he had enlisted late in 1915 with three friends from the Union Chapel, Luton. They trained with the 3/1 Signal Co at Bedford. He transferred to the Royal Warwicks in December 1916.

Eddie's home address was at 7 Studley Road, Luton. He is commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour/War Memorial and in the St Mary's Parish Church Book of Life.

Individual Location

Pte Eddie Thompson

Author: Deejaya

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