|Rank||Major U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||February 11 1953|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Major Thompson was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Major Thompson was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of Headquarters Company, Prisoner of War Command (8203rd Army Unit). He died of other causes on February 11, 1953.