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Discover the stories and remember the lives of UCC
Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Lieutenant Alfred Hamilton Thompson

Died: September 26, 1918

Alfred Hamilton Thompson was the son of Air. W. M. Thompson, Penetanguishene, Ontario. He attended U.C.C. in 1910 and afterwards went into the employ of the W. R. Brock Co. On October 31st, 1915, he enlisted as a private in the 157th Battalion, but qualified as a lieutenant shortly afterwards. He went overseas with that unit in 1916 and later was transferred to the 58th Squadron Royal Air Force. He was officially reported as having died of wounds at No. 1 Stationery New Zealand Hospital, St. Omer, France, on Sept. 26th, 1918; he was 26 years of age.

College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 22


More information about Lieutenant Alfred Hamilton Thompson can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Great War Project

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Royal British Legion – Every Man Remembered

The Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies

Royal Flying Corps