Bio: Thompson, Carl - Lt. (Killed in action – 1918)

Contact: Ann Stevens

Surnames: Thompson

----Source: Neillsville Times (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/17/1918

Thompson, Lt. Carl (Killed in Action – 31 AUG 1918)

Lieutenant Carl Thompson, a son of Ole Thompson of Curtiss and a member of the 226th U.S. Inf., was killed in action “somewhere in France” August 31st, according to advices. Lieut. Thompson has taken part in several of the recent drives and it was in one of these that he gave up his young life for the cause of freedom. He enlisted at the officers training camp near Fort Sheridan last fall and was home on a brief furlough last fall after he was transferred east and sent to France.



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