A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between
A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between

Morice Bell THOMPSON

Ancestral surnames: 

  • Thompson, McMahon, Ackers, Smith, Bell, Shaw, Winckworth, Otto (by marriage: Vernor, McMahon, Doran)
  • see his family tree drawing via www.groupphoto.co.uk/extra Row 3

 

Education: 

  • The Dragon School, Oxford
  • St Edward's School, Oxford
  • St John's College, Oxford University

 

Decorations & Campaign Medals:

  • British War Medal, Victory Medal

 

Memorials: 

  • No known grave
  • Arras Memorial to the Missing (Bay 10) (one of 34785 names) CWGC

  • his Memorial Plaque is framed and on display in St Nicholas’ Church, Fyfield, Oxfordshire (where his father was the vicar)

  • St Nicholas’ Church, Fyfield (one of 10 names)

  • on his parents’ grave in the churchyard of St Nicholas’ Church, Fyfield

  • The Dragon School, Oxford (one of 83 names) - both on a cross in the grounds and on a brass plaque

  • St Edward’s School, Oxford (one of 120 names)

  • individual memorial board in the chapel of St Edward’s School, Oxford (all old boys killed in the war have one)

  • on a metal shield naming all members of the 1910 rugby XV of St Edward's School, Oxford (one of 15 names)

  • St John’s College, Oxford (one of 126 names)

 

Pages in book (www.groupphoto.co.uk/the-book): 163-167

 

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