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John Morris THOMPSON (1922-1942)


John Morris THOMPSON

Name: John Morris THOMPSON
Sex: Male
Father: Reginald (Reg) THOMPSON (1898-1977)
Mother: Mabel Morris MC SHANE (1899-1983)

Individual Events and Attributes

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.