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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 railway yard foreman and Bertha Elizabeth nee 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 ChÃ¢teau de Grangues
His body was interred at ChÃ¢teau 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'Ã©glise de Notre Dame et de Saint Roch, Grangues, Calvados.
ChÃ¢teau 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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