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The Airmen's Stories - P/O F N Thompson

 

Frank Noble Thompson was born in 1917 and joined the RAFVR in March 1939 as an Airman u/t Observer.

Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training, was commissioned and joined 248 Squadron at North Coates in late March 1940.

 

 

Above: P/O VA Ricketts (left) and Thompson

 

Thompson was posted to No. 1 (C) OTU Silloth on 31st May for further training.

He rejoined 248 from there on 29th June 1940 and served with it throughout the Battle of Britain.

His subsequent service is currently undocumented until he was released from the RAF in 1946 as a Flight Lieutenant.

Thompson died on 24th March 1945 in Reading.


 

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