Lt Robert Alfred Joseph Thompson

Born Robert Alfred Joseph, but served as Robert Albert Joseph

1892 Jul 8. Born Bawnboy, Cavan

1901 census a visitor in Ferry Quarter, Strangford, Co Down

1911 census at 4 Lugnagon , Newtowngore, Leitrim

1916 Nov 22 Commissioned 2nd Lt

1919 Oct/Dec Married JEAN W SUTHERLAND in Bristol

1920 Aug 13 Joined ADRIC with service no 223. Posted to Depot. Coy

1920 Sep 23. Promoted Section Leader

1920 Nov 11. Posted to Ulster Police Force at Newtownards Camp. Rank of 2DI while with the Ulster Police

1922 Dec 13 to 1 Jan 1922 on Leave

1925 He is a District Inspector in the RUC

1938 Feb 3. By now an en ex-District Inspector, he is on a political platform with a couple of heavyweight politicians

1946 Jul 24Died in Belfast



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