A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Frederick Thompson -


Frederick Thompson, son of Mary Jane Thompson, of Farringford Farm Cottage, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England, and the late David Thompson.
Service details

Private 352 Frederick Thompson, 2nd Bn. Australian Infantry

CWGC record ...

Australian War Memorial record ... His name is recorded on the Brighstone War Memorial, and St Mary's Church Roll of Honour

Date of Death :20 May 1915 aged 35
Where buried or commemorated :Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey; Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Frederick David Thompson was born in 1881, the son of David Thompson (a farm labourer) and his wife Mary Jane (nee Young). The family lived at Drapers, Brook Side, Brighstone. By 1901 the family had moved to Bartlett's Green, Brading, where Frederick was also employed as an agricultural labourer. Frederick emigrated to Australia at about the age of 24, settling in Sydney, and continued to work as a labourer. He was killed in action at Gallipoli.

Australian War Memorial Panel 34
Panel 34

Photo provided by : Sandra McKessar of the Spirits of Gallipoli website.


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