Flt Sgt George Thompson VC

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Reference WMO/264402

Address:

Portmoak Primary School

Buchan Avenue

Kinnesswood

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Composite
Materials:
  • Glass Glass
  • Metal Brass
  • Paper Paper
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Brass Dedication Plaque, with raised lettering; a framed sign giving details of his VC action (which intimates there is also a school prize in his name); and two framed photographs of him. (c IWM Register)
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IN HONOURED MEMORY/OF/GEORGE THOMPSON V.C./FLIGHT SERGEANT R.A.F.V.R./A PUPIL OF THIS SCHOOL/WHO WAS AWARDED/THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR HIS/SUPERB GALLANTRY IN ACTION/ON 1ST JANUARY 1945, AND WHO/DIED LATER AS A RESULT OF/INJURIES THEN RECEIVED/HE GAVE HIS LIFE/TO SAVE THE LIVES OF OTHERS

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