THOMPSON, Terence David
Friday, March 19, 1937
Saturday, April 10, 1976
Died in service
Roll of Honour:
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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