ß Щ It has not proved possible to find out more of his military record, than these newspaper report;. (DC 10/10/1916; ‘youngest of four brothers serving with the colours, sons of Mrs T Thompson, Station Rd, (Hathersage) in KOYLI, wounded in the back by shrapnel and is in Birkenhead Hospital’). Later, Pte 34524 9/6/2 K O Y L I, discharged 6/5/1918 because of disability.

b 4/4/1892 at Fox House, Hathersage son of Thomas and Elizabeth (White), and brother of John Thomas, William Henry & Alfred  and cousins of Frederick, George and Percy Roberts Thompson. His father was innkeeper at The Fox House Inn and his mother took over the licence after his death in 1895. The family later moved to Station Road, Hathersage. Harold was father of Alan, George, Derek and Mary.