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Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Captain Henry Purdom Thompson ’88

Died: November 2, 1918

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Son of M. N. Thompson: b. Belleville: educated at Upper Canada College; R. College of Dental Surgeons, 1890-1894, D. D. S.; Practising in the West.

He was appointed to the Dental Corps in May 1915, and went to France in August. Here he served with No. 2 and No. 3 Field Ambulances. On returning to England served at Shorcliffe Depot, at Lenham Special Hospital, and in the London Area. He died in London after a brief illness.

University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914-1918 pg. 137

More information on Captain Henry Purdom Thompson ’88 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919