THOMSON, Donal Thurston Murray

Temporary Lieutenant (Acting Temporary Captain)
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Monday, September 1, 1958
Captain Donal Thomson received a Mention in Despatches for devotion to duty during operations in the Mediterranean theatre covering a period from 1st April to 10th September, 1944 [1].
Post war he served as an Assistant Police Superintendent in Cyprus. He was shot dead by terrorists at Nicosia on the 1st September 1958 [2].
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 36979, page 1386.
[2] Commando Association newsletter 28 issued March 1959.

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