Aircraftman Class I Claude Vivian THOMSON

Service No: 5087
Born: Nambour QLD, 24 December 1915
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 November 1939 (at RAAF Station Point Cook VIC)
Unit: No. 23 Squadron
Died: Injuries from a Ground Accident, Windsor QLD, 25 September 1940, Aged 24 Years
Buried: Brisbane General Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Thomson, of Wellington Point
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 101, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 26 August 1940, Aircraftman Class I Thomson was injured in a collision between a motor cycle that he was riding, and a motor utility truck. He was off duty at the time and the accident occurred on the Beaudesert Road, Moorooka. He was admitted to the Repatriation General Hospital, Windsor, and died of his injuries on 25 September 1940.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/166/87

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