Russell James THOMSON

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THOMSON, Russell James

Service Number: 409862
Enlisted: 10 October 1941, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: No. 622 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Kew, Victoria, Australia, 3 December 1917
Home Town: Brighton, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Secretary and Accountant
Died: Flying Battle, France, 18 November 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Bussy-le-Chateau Churchyard, Bussy-le-Chateau, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Murray Bridge 622 Squadron Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 409862
10 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 409862, No. 622 Squadron (RAF), Melbourne, Vic.
10 Oct 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 409862

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John Mair Thomson and Alice Louise Thomson, of North Brighton, Victoria

Brighton Vic. Roll of Honour

Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Sergeant Kearney 410498 & Flight Sergeant Thomson 409862 were killed in the loss of Stirling EJ113 of Number 622 Squadron RAF