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James Williamson Thomson

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Portrait, Weekly News awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross - This image may be subject to copyrigh …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Williamson AWMM
  • Surname
    Thomson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    James William Thomson AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ40667 AWMM
    • WWII 40667 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 August 1916 AWMM OamaruOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Oamaru New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 13 June 2020 - Research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Civil Servant Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 13 June 2020 - Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Thomson was the son of James and Laura Jean Thomson, of Oamaru, Otago

    Listed as James Williamson Thomson by CWGC; Hanson and Martyn volume1 and 3, Williamson is his mother's maiden name. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 January 1942 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dyce Old Churchyard, Aberdeenshire, Scotland AWMM Grave 12 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.477 AWMM
    • Thompson, H. (1956). New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vols. 1-3). Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
19 July 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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