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VC1306    George Thompson

Name   George Thompson    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1306   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 9 Squadron



Rank VC Won   Flight Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Flight Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Borestone Cottage, Trinity Gask, Perthshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   No. 50 Field Military Hospital, Eindhoven, Holland

Buried/Location Ashes    Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere-les-Brizelles, Belgium


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone    Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot X, Row 27, Grave 45

Gazetted    20 February 1945

VC Presented   No Presentation


P  Headstone, Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere-les-Brizelles, Belgium

P  Named on War Memorial, Kinnesswood, Perth & Kinross, Scotland

Named on War Memorial, Milnathort, Perth & Kinross, Scotland

Memorial, Portmoak Primary School, Kinnesswood, Perth & Kinross, Scotland

P  Memorial and Mural,  Kinross & Loch Leven Campus, Perth & Kinross, Scotland

P  Named on RAF VC Memorial at St Clements Dane's Church, Aldwych, London

Sgt Thompsonstraat, Heesch, North Brabant, Holland

Thompson Place, Kinross, Perth & Kinross, Scotland

P  Thompson Close, Swanton Morley, Nofolk

P  Thompson Way, Innsworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

By The Way…

VC Held By

Scottish United Services Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland



VC 1305 VC 1307
VC 1305
VC 1307

BORN    23 October 1920

DIED   23 January 1945   AGE    24

VC Won  1 January 1945  AGE   24

Place VC Won   Dortmund-Ems Canal, Germany

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War