Reginald James Owen Thompson

Timelines: Ribbon of Remembrance Reginald James Owen Thompson

Submitted by Josephine Parker.

My Uncle – Reginald James Owen Thompson (son of Owen Thompson who is featured elsewhere on the Ribbon of Remembrance) lied about his age and forged his mothers signature to join the Leicester Fusiliers at the age of just 14. He served in France and later, after the First World War, he served in China.

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