On June 5, 1917, Vern Thompson completed his World War I Draft Registration Card. He is described as of medium height and build with dark eyes and dark brown hair. He is married with 2 children and lives at Wharton Arkansas. He is a farmer and claims a disability for his dependent family and a physical disability.
The wife and children would be Quail (Roberts) Thompson and their children: Archie Lee and Estelle Pearl.