Harold Neville Thompson (1861 - 1925):
Harold Thompson was born in Clonmany, County Donegal, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. In 1884 he joined the army and took part in the Nile expedition and served in South Africa. He received the Distinguished Service Order and in 1904 was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel. During the First World War he was director of medical supplies, was taken prisoner and then released. In 1917 he rose to the rank of major general and was honoured by the French, American and Portuguese governments. In 1919 he was knighted. He died on the Isle of Wight and is buried in Omagh.