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Norman George Cameron Thompson
Ordinary Seaman
Service No: P/JX 273676

 

City of Dundee Roll of Honour (This link opens a new window)
World War II - 1939 to 1945
Name: Norman George Cameron Thompson
Age: 21
Address: 8 Carmichael Street
Next of Kin: Son of Alfred and Mary Thompson of Dundee
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Number: P/JX 273676

Served With: H.M.S. Repulse
Force: Royal Navy
Date of Death: 10/12/1941
Place of Death: at sea
Historical Information: unknown
Cemetery/Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, UK
Memorial Ref: P 51. C 2.
Information Source: People's Journal 27/12/1941


In creating my mother's genealogy chart, I know my Uncle Norman George Cameron Thompson died on HMS Repulse.
I've found many interesting sites on the ship, her crew, and my uncles death notification in the Dundee, Scotland Honour Roll. What was more amazing was that on this site I found an interview with Lt. Haruki Iki of the Kanoya Air Corps - one of the Japanese "Betty" pilots that torpedoed and sunk the Repulse.
I cannot feel ill will against Haruki san as he was only doing his job, as Norman was.
Haruki san was the victor.

Please contact Andy (webmaster) with any information.

Andy Wade (Webmaster)

Information provided by
Archie Gardner (Nephew).

Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:

Casualty Details
NORMAN GEORGE CAMERON THOMPSON
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Repulse
Age: 21
Date of Death: 10/12/1941
Service No: P/JX 273676
Additional information: Son of Alfred and Mary Thompson, of Dundee.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 51, Column 2.
Cemetery: PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL

 

 

 

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