Brian Melnotte Thompson

M, #28172, b. 19 April 1919, d. 10 February 1982
FatherVernon Walter Thompson b. 28 Oct 1890, d. 6 Oct 1953
MotherDorothy Frances Goyne b. 13 Nov 1897, d. 22 Jan 1980
Birth*19 April 1919Brian Melnotte Thompson was born on 19 April 1919 at St. Helens, Tasmania.1,2,3 
Military Service*between 1940 and 1945 Military Service between 1940 and 1945.4  
Marriage*21 December 1942He married Betty May Hunt on 21 December 1942 at Christ Church Anglican Church, South Yarra, Victoria.5,6 
Residence*1982Brian Melnotte Thompson lived in 1982 at South Perth, Western Australia.7 
Death*10 February 1982He died on 10 February 1982 at Western Australia at age 62.8 
Burial*after 10 February 1982He was buried after 10 February 1982 at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia.9 


Betty May Hunt b. 11 Aug 1923, d. 10 Mar 1998


  1. [S26] Perth Cemetery Records, online, Born c1920.
  2. [S47] Aust WW2 Nominal Roll, online, Born 19-Apr-1919
    Birthplace = St. Helens, TAS.
  3. [S239] BD&M, TAS Federation, Reg. No: 2194
    Born 19-Apr-1919
    Birthplace = St Helens, TAS
    Father = Vernon Walter THOMPSON
    Mother = Dorothy Frances GOYNE.
  4. [S47] Aust WW2 Nominal Roll, online, Service Record

    Name                THOMPSON, BRIAN MELNOTTE
    Service                Royal Australian Air Force
    Service Number           408060
    Date of Birth           19 Apr 1919
    Place of Birth           ST HELENS, TAS
    Date of Enlistment           20 Aug 1940
    Locality on Enlistment      Unknown
    Place of Enlistment           MELBOURNE, VIC
    Next of Kin           THOMPSON, BETTY
    Date of Discharge           21 Mar 1945
    Rank                Flight Lieutenant
    Posting at Discharge      6 Recruit Centre
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry      Distinguished Flying Medal
    Prisoner of War           No.
  5. [S39] VIC Marriages (1921-1942), VIC Marriages Index (1921-1942) CD-ROM, Reg. No: 20611
    Married 1942
    Marriage place = VIC

    Married at Christchurch, SouthYarra, VIC.
  6. [S485] TROVE Australia, online, Marriage Notice

    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.: 1848-1954)
    Tuesday 22 December 1942

    The marriage was celebrated quietly at Christ Church, South Yarra, yesterday by Canon Murray of Betty May, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Hunt, Scarborough, Perth (WA), and Plt-Off Brian M. Thompson, DFM, RAAF, returned Middle East, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Thompson, St. Helens, East Coast (T). The bride, who was given away by Mr. George Barnes, wore a simple tailored frock of soft blue crepe with white hat and accessories, and wore a shoulder spray of pink and blue flowers. The bridesmaid was Miss Pat Bourke, also of Perth, and the best man Mr. Les Wilke. A buffet luncheon was held at the Oriental Hotel.
  7. [S26] Perth Cemetery Records, online, Last residence = South Perth, WA.
  8. [S26] Perth Cemetery Records, online, Died 10-Feb-1982.
  9. [S26] Perth Cemetery Records, online, Burial Record

    Surname          THOMPSON
    Given names     Brian melnotte
    Age          62 years
    Death Year     1982
    Surburb          South Perth, WA

    Death date     10-Feb-1982
    Cemetery     Karrakatta
    Area          IC Section
    Section          DD
    Gravesite          7