Private N. Thompson, 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died in a casualty clearing station in France on 4th July 1916 of wounds received in action during the Battle of the Somme. He was the son of Mrs F.Thompson of West Street, Wooler and is buried in Mericourt-L’ Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension nr. Albert, Somme, France. He had been born at New Berwick and had enlisted in Berwick-upon-Tweed. The artist’s illustration shows the Fusiliers in an attack.