Elbridge Blish Thompson

Elbridge Blish Thompson

Birth
Jackson County, Indiana, USA
Death 7 May 1915 (aged 32)
At Sea
Burial Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 62370817 · View Source
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Lost at sea in the sinking of the Lusitania.

Seymour Daily Republican newspaper, Seymour, IN
Wednesday 16 June 1915;Front Page, Column 2

MEMORIAL SERVICE TO BE HELD FRIDAY AFTERNOON

For E. Blish Thompson, Passenger on Lusitania, Who Lost Life at Sea May 7

"Died - At sea, May 7th, 1915,
"Elbridge Blish Thompson,
"Memorial Services at the First Presbyterian Church, Seymour, Friday, June 18, 1915 at 3 o'clock.
"Friends are invited. Omit flowers."

The above is the formal notice of the service that will be held Friday afternoon at the Presbyterian church in memory of Mr. Thompson who lost his life on the Cunard Liner, Lusitania, when it was torpedoed and sunk off the Irish coast.

Mrs. Thompson has arrived in this city having made the return trip from Liverpool on the St. Paul.


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  • Created by: Traci
  • Added: 30 Nov 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 62370817
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elbridge Blish Thompson (2 Aug 1882–7 May 1915), Find a Grave Memorial no. 62370817, citing Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Traci (contributor 46843027) .