Donald Thomas THOMSON


THOMSON, Donald Thomas

Service Number: 408601
Enlisted: 27 April 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 13 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 6 September 1921
Home Town: Geelong West, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Air operations, Timor Sea, 14 April 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 408601
27 Apr 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 13 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Francis Conrad and Hepzibah Maud Thomson of Geelong West, Victoria

Commemorated on the Northern Territory Memorial to the Missing located in Adelaide River War Cemetery

RAAF Lockheed Hudson aircraft A16-137 of Number 13 Squadron failed to return from a mission to Koepang, Timor - all crew killed:

Sergeant Kenneth Arthur Orchard 408663

Pilot Officer Patrick Coulston Taylor 401158

Sergeant Donald Thomas Thomson 408601

Pilot Officer Albert James Verdun Lockley 411154