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c.1922 Aberdeen, Scotland
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE
Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B.
Son of George Reid Thomson (1896-1960)
a B.R. railway yard foreman
and Bertha Elizabeth Stewart (1895-1959)
Brother of Edmund Stewart Thomson (1920-1996)
6 June 1944 aged 22. He was executed while held captive as a prisoner of war at Chateau de Grangues
His body was interred at Chateau de Grangues, then later reinterred in 1945 at Ranville IVA.C.20 (plot 4A, row C grave 20), after a war crimes investigation.
Cemetery / Memorial:
Scottish National Memorial
His death and service No. are listed in the Scottish Service Returns for 1944.
Named on the Grangues memorial stone at L'Eglise de Notre Dame et de Saint Roch, Grangues, Calvados.
Chateau de Grangues Inquiry Index (Click)
Aberdeen Journal dated 5th July 1944: Driver George Thomson son of Mr and Mrs G.R. Thomson of 33 Cattofield Terrace, Aberdeen has been reported missing while serving with the R.E. Paratroops.
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