THOMPSON, Terence David

Rank: 
Captain
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
N016906V
Born: 
Friday, March 19, 1937
Died : 
Saturday, April 10, 1976
Died in service
Age: 
39
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Capt. Terence Thompson died during the 1976 Army Everest Expedition.  An experienced mountaineer and climbing instructor he was killed in a crevasse accident on the mountain.
 
 The Thompson Trophy, donated by the RN and RM Mountaineering Club of which he was a member, is awarded annually to the best all round student on the Mountain Leaders Course at 45 Commando Group.
[Sources: AFM ROH / Navy News  July 1977, p8 / The Climbers Journal issue 98.]
 

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