Roy Allen Thompson was born in McMinn County, Tennessee, son of Zachary Taylor Thompson. He enlisted at Athens on 20 June 1916. Cpl Thompson was killed in action on 7 October 1918. Cpl Thompson was initially buried at the American Cemetery, Bony Aisne, France. He is buried at the Arlington National Cemetery, VA, Eur., 1168

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 September 1895
  • Date of death: 7 October 1918
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Athens
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company I, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Middle Panel
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