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THOMSON, JAMES WILLIAMSON, DFC

Service:Royal New Zealand Air Force
Service Number:40667
Rank:Flying Officer
Date of Birth:7 August 1916
Place of Birth:Oamaru, New Zealand
Date of Death:19 January 1942 (Aged 25 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross

via Meikle 2018

Timeline

19 January 1942 †Wellington R1646: Aircraft crashed at Clunie Water near Braemar, Aberdeenshire, during a cross-country training flight.

Burial Details

Cemetery:DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Grave:Grave 12.

External Links

The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Announcement (23 September 1941)

References

Meikle, H. 2018 Oamaru pilot on Scottish plaque. Oamaru Mail. 24 April 2018. Retrieved 24 April 2018 from <http://www.oamarumail.co.nz/community/oamaru-pilot-on-scottish-plaque/>.

Record updated on 24 April 2018.


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