Thomas Charles Bell

Biography of Thomas Charles Bell

Sub-Lieutenant Thomas Charles Bell of the RNVR attended St Mungo's Academy and studied Engineering at the University, 1940 to 1942. He joined the Fleet Air Arm and became a Barracuda torpedo-bomber pilot. On 3 April 1944 he flew from HMS Furious to attack the German battlecruiser Tirpitz in Altafjord, and was killed in the action.


Thomas Charles Bell
Born 17 July 1922, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 3 April 1944.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1940-42;
Father's Details: Thomas Bell; Teacher
War Service: Sub-Lieutenant (A), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Grave / Memorial: Tromso Cemetery, Norway
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Record last updated: 16th Jan 2013

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