Thompson, James Merton
- Township: Embro & West Zorra
- Branch: Canadian Army
- Wars Served: World War II
- Years of service: November 12, 1941 - February 5, 1946
- Country enlisted with: Canada
James Merton Thompson of Lot 9, Concession 5, was 26 when he enlisted in the Army on Nov. 12, 1941, in Kitchener. He was discharged from service on Feb. 5, 1946. He received the 1939-45 Star, the France-Germany Star, the Defence Medal, and the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp.