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Family of Reginald (Reg) THOMPSON and Mabel Morris MC SHANE

Husband: Reginald (Reg) THOMPSON (1898-1977)
Wife: Mabel Morris MC SHANE (1899-1983)
Children: John Morris THOMPSON (1922-1942)
Marriage 3 May 1921

Husband: Reginald (Reg) THOMPSON


Reginald (Reg) THOMPSON

Name: Reginald (Reg) THOMPSON
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 15 May 1898
Military btw 1915 and 1918 (age 16-20) France
Private No. 22916, B Company, 4th Battalion Highland Light Infantry.
Sent to the 9th Scottish Division in the Ypres sector France in October 1915.
In December went to Cassell, 3rd Army Headquarters, morse code wireless training school, then back to HLI in Ypres sector in January 1916. Caught in the first gas attack (laughing gas) by the Gemans. Then back to the training school and afterwards provided with a wireless and attached to the Divisional Signals.
193162 Corporal, Royal Engineers, Intellegence Wireless Group, 1st Army,
Went from Ypres to Ploeogstreet, and eventually to Amiens and the Somme. Via Rouen to Vimy Ridge. Recalled to Chocques near Bethune using a Direction Finder to intercept wireless signals from enemy planes. Assigned to the Neuve Chapel front for a while, them back to Chocques until March 1918.
Assigned to the Royal Navy Air Service until the end of October. Sent home with Bronchial Pneumonia just before the Armistice on 11th November 1918.
Death 15 May 1977 (age 79) York

Wife: Mabel Morris MC SHANE


Mabel Morris MC SHANE

Name: Mabel Morris MC SHANE
Sex: Female
Father: William Henry MC SHANE (1868-1916)
Mother: Annie SAVILLE (1873-1933)
Birth 14 Mar 1899 Liverpool
Death 1 Jan 1983 (age 83) Bournemouth

Child 1: John Morris THOMPSON


John Morris THOMPSON

Name: John Morris THOMPSON
Sex: Male
Birth 26 Nov 1922
Education btw 1933 and 1938 (age 10-16) Leeds Boys Modern School; Lawnswood, Leeds
Death 6 Aug 1942 (age 19) Lossiemouth, Elgin, Scotland
Sergeant Pilot in the Royal Airforce. Pilot of a Wellington Bomber which crashed
at Lossiemouth near Elgin in Scotland. He was instructing a trainee pilot when the plane caught fire; he took over the controls and tried to land but it crashed in a cornfield just short of the runway.

Record of Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
who died on
Thursday, 6th August 1942. Age 19.
Additional Information: Son of Reginald and Mabel Morris Thompson, of Acomb, York. Old churchyard.
Commemorative Information
Cemetery: ACOMB (ST. STEPHEN) CHURCHYARD, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

I think there is a memorial at Lossimouth. Maybe contact for info sometime - Officer Commanding, RAF Lossiemouth, Lossimouth, Moray IV31 6SD.
Burial 12 Aug 1942 Acomb Church, York.

Note on Marriage

Lived at 26 Beckfield Lane, Acomb, York, and at 40 Mildenhall, 27 West Cliff

Road, Bournemouth, Dorset.

Note on Husband: Reginald (Reg) THOMPSON