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Grave has been located World War I Soldier flag male ancestor  Charles R  THOMPSON

  (b. 30 June 1893 Oxford, Massachusetts, USA   d. 7 February 1975 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 81
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

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Charles R THOMPSON was born 30 June 1893 in Oxford, Massachusetts, USA. Charles R THOMPSON was the child of Frank E. THOMPSON   and   Lulu GEORGE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Eli D. THOMPSON and Marie BRYANT

Charles R was a soldier in World War I.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Bertha VAINCOURT 23 June 1925 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Bertha VAINCOURT  was born 6 July 1893 in Franklin Centre, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-Abbé) (Starnesborough).  She died 17 April 1994 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Joseph VAINCOURT and Marie Rosalie TREMBLAY.

Charles R THOMPSON died 7 February 1975 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: American Optical,Head Foremen of the Zyloware Department for 35 years.

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Charles R THOMPSON married Grave has been locatedimmigrant - Canada to US  female ancestor Bertha VAINCOURT-- Date: 23 June 1925 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Bertha VAINCOURT was the daughter of Joseph VAINCOURT and Marie Rosalie TREMBLAY

SOUTHBRIDGE - June 23 - Charles R. Thompson of Windsor, ct, a World War veteran, who was captured by the Germans at Argonne Forest, and Miss Bertha L. Vallancourt of 17 Henry st were married this afternoon in Holy Trinity Church by Rev Leigh R Urban. The bridegroom's brother, Allan Thompson of Oxford, and Miss Exina Tremblay were the attendants.

Boston Daily Globe, Boston, Massachusetts, June 23, 1925


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30 June 1893
Oxford, Massachusetts, USA

Army 58th Infantry 4th Infantry Division

Joined the Army in April 27th 1918. Trained at Camp Devens in Massachusetts. While in training he was with the 304th Infantry Co B. Shipped to France for combat on July 8th 1918. Then served with the Co I 163rd Infantry for The Toulon Sector Battle till August 8th. Then for the rest of the battle he served with the Co D 58th Infantry. He did heavy combat in Vesle Sector Battle,St Mihiell Offensive,Meuse Argonne Offensive. October 1st 1919 his...Read MORE...

1925 Marriage / Partner
Charles R THOMPSON and Bertha VAINCOURT 23 June 1925, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1926 Birth of Child
Willard Ray THOMPSON was born 11 July 1926, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
7 February 1975
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

Charles Thompson
Southbridge - Charles R Thompson,81,of 132 Paige Hill Road, died this morning at Harrington Memorial Hospital, following a long illness. He was the husband of Bertha(Vaincourt)Thompson and father of Sergeant Willard R Thompson of the Southbridge Police Department.

Born in Oxford, Mr Thompson was a son of Frank E Thompson and Lula(George)Thompson.

A veteran of World War I, he was gassed in action in combat against the Germans in France and held a Prisoner of War. He retired as a foremen in the Zyloware Department of The American Optical Corp in 1954, he started working their in 1915 and was a member of the firms Quarter Century Club.

He was a member of The American Legion Post 31.
In addition to his wife and son he leaves two brothers Joseph and Allen Thompson of Oxford, two sisters Mrs Ada Lamb of Auburn and Evelyn Arpe of Webster, three grandchildren and several nephews and neices.

Charles is buried at: Oak Ridge Cemetery
181 Main Street
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

Charles R Thompson
June 30 1893 - Febuary 17 1975

Added: 4/7/2010 1:33:34 PM - Updated: 1/14/2016 6:30:47 PM

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