Owen Thompson

Timelines: Ribbon of Remembrance Owen Thompson

Submitted by Josephine Parker.

My Grandfather, Owen Thompson served in The Northamptonshire Regiment, he trained new recruits during the First World War. During the war he served in Egypt and Gallipoli. He continued this role despite contracting Malaria.

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