Joseph Lowes Thompson

1886 Jul 3. Born Sunderland, Durham (RIC)

1891 census at 5 Eden Place, Fulwell, Sunderland

1901 census at

1910 Jan 5 .Married Mildred Adamson

The marriage took place this afternoon at St. George's Presbyterian Church of Mr. Joseph Lowes Thompson, 2nd son of Mr. Charles E. Thompson, shipowner and chairman of the Sunderland Rural District Council, and Miss Mildred Adamson, daughter of Mr. John Adamson, shipowner of Westburn. The minister officiating was the Rev. A. Wylie Blue, and the bride was given away by her father, the bridesmaids being Misses Edith and Theo Adamson (sisters of the bride), and Miss Mail (cousin). Mr. Claud Bulmer was the best man. After the ceremony, a reception was held at Westburn, and during the day, the newly wedded pair commenced their wedding tour, which is to be spent on the Continent. They have been the recipients of a very large number of handsome presents. The wedding cake was made by Mr. Edward Binns, Fawcett Street.

1911 census at Westburn House, Sunderland

Westburn House

1914 Sep 22 Enlisted . He had beena Militia Lieut in 7th DLI previously

1914 Sep 29 Commissoned in W Yorks Regt

1921 Jan 5. Joined ADRIC with service no 1445. Posted to N Coy

1921 Feb 15. In N Coy. Dismissed "unsuitable". Taken back into O Coy. Trim Looter

1921 Feb 16. Taken back into O Coy with service no 1727

1921 Mar 5 Posted to P Coy

1921 Apr 22. Removed from Suspension

1921 May 14 Posted to R Coy. He was a Section Leader in R Coy

1922 Jan. He appears to heve still been serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Apr 7 Arrives New York from UK with wife Mildred

1922 Apr 18 Crosses into Canada

1925 New York State Census at

1929 Jun 27 Died 8 Field Court, Bronxville, Westchester, New York. He died six days short of his 43rd birthday. Cause of death was a heart attack. His occupation was listed as Christian Science Practitioner. After his death, Mildred and the children, except for one of the twins, who had already married, returned to England.