Friday, September 17, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
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Lance Corporal Hugh Thomson was killed  during operations at Salerno, this date being that of the action on the hills by the village of Piegolelle (or Piegolette in English.) 
Extract from the Dundee Evening Telegraph - Wednesday 13 October 1943"Commando Marine Killed :- Mrs Thomson, 12 Walton Street, Dundee, has received intimation that her husband, L/Cpl. Hugh Thomson (34), Royal Marine Commando, has been killed. He was reported missing over a week ago. Before joining the forces three years ago ho was employed as a cementer in the Caledon Shipyard, and with the Victoria Spinning Company as a jute batcher. He leave four children, the eldest of whom is 10. He is the youngest son of Mrs G. Thomson, 116 Blackness Road, Dundee. "  Sources  CWGC  No 2 Commando War Diary September 1943  Dundee Evening Telegraph  British Newspaper Archive (website britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk); The British Library Board.  + [Image] © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd.
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