We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more
  • Select Arrow Look it up What is This? Highlight any word or phrase and click the button to begin a new search.

Thomson, Rear-Adm. Sir George (Pirie)

(born 1887, died 24 Jan. 1965)


Other people

Other members of

Other online resources

THOMSON, Rear-Adm. Sir George (Pirie)

Kt 1963; CB 1946; CBE 1939 (OBE 1919)

Born 1887; g s of late Principal W. R. Pirie; two d ; died 24 Jan. 1965


George Watson’s College, Edinburgh


Capt., Royal Navy, 1927; Second Member Naval Board, Australia, 1937–39; Rear-Adm. 1939; retired list, 1939; Chief Press Censor, Ministry of Information, 1940–45


Blue Pencil Admiral, 1947; Submarines, 1959




2 Heath Rise, Putney Hill, SW15

‘THOMSON, Rear-Adm. Sir George (Pirie)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 [http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whowaswho/U48252, accessed 28 July 2016]

© Oxford University Press All Rights Reserved

Text of Who's Who and Who Was Who copyright © A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc
All other web site content copyright © 2016 Oxford University Press
privacy policy and legal notice | site credits

Your access is brought to you by: