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Thomson, Rear-Adm. Sir George (Pirie)

(born 1887, died 24 Jan. 1965)

 

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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

Education

George Watson’s College, Edinburgh

Career

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

Publications

Blue Pencil Admiral, 1947; Submarines, 1959

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Address

2 Heath Rise, Putney Hill, SW15

‘THOMSON, Rear-Adm. Sir George (Pirie)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2015; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014 ; online edn, April 2014 [http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whowaswho/U48252, accessed 18 April 2015]

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