In 1945, the London Gazette reports a Cadet Eric Nelson Thompson with Service Number (Other Ranks) 13119428 being promoted to 2nd Lieutenant with Service Number (Officer) 352446.
His unit is recorded as the Pioneer Corps. Promotion to Lieutenant from an Emergency Commission came in 1950 and he was granted the honorary rank of Captain (Royal Pioneer Corps).
E N Thompson died on 28th November 2013.
THOMPSON, ERIC NELSON - September 28, 2013, peacefully, at Clonlee Private Nursing Home, loving husband of the late Joyce, formerly of Templepatrick, loving and devoted father of Anne and Karen, dear grandfather of Monika and great-grandfather of Lena-Marie.