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Peter William Thomson AO, CBE (bef. 1929 - abt. 2018)

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Peter William Thomson AO, CBE
Born before in Brunswick, Victoria, Australiamap
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Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1950s - unknown)]
Died about in Toorak, Victoria, Australiamap
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Biography

Peter William Thomson was born in Brunswick in 1929 to Arthur Thomson and Grace Watson. In June 1932 Grace sought to divorce Arthur due to desertion and was granted the same. [1] [2] They remarried in 1933 and had three more sons, Anthony(Tony), Roger and Michael.

Peter grew up in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia near the Royal Park Golf Course and spent many hours perfecting the game. He studied Industrial Chemistry at Footscray Technical School but left to start a career as a professional golfer. He was very successful and has become one of Australia's sporting ledgends receiving an MBE, CBE, Centenary Medal and AO for his achievements. In particular winning the British Open 5 times. [3]

Peter William Thomson died at his home in Toorak Victoria in June 2018 after suffering from Parkinson’s Disease for several years.


Sources

  1. See Missing Friends http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/205090010
  2. https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/indexsearch.doj?viewSequence=200&language=en&trxId=IDX&commandAction_displayDetailsAction%3D95E2EA7B6849CC8FA28755318CD93D37
  3. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Thomson_(golfer)
  • Punch sporting cartoon 1959

Publication Title: Punch Date: Wednesday, February 25, 1959 Volume: 236 Issue Number: 6185 Page Number: ? Place of Publication: London, England Source Library: Punch Copyright Statement: (c) Punch Limited. Further commercial reproduction of this material is prohibited without prior consent. All enquiries to info@punch.co.uk, www.punch.co.uk.

"Personalities and Events of the Week: People in the Public Eye." Illustrated London News [London, England] 9 Oct. 1954: 601. Illustrated London News. Web. 17 Nov. 2018. URL http://find.galegroup.com.rp.nla.gov.au/iln/infomark.do?&source=gale&prodId=ILN&userGroupName=nla&tabID=T003&docPage=article&docId=HN3100371794&type=multipage&contentSet=LTO&version=1.0 Copyright: Illustrated London News Ltd. All rights reserved.

Gale Document Number: HN3100371794

"Personalities and Events of the Week." Illustrated London News [London, England] 14 July 1956: 66. Illustrated London News. Web. 17 Nov. 2018. URL http://find.galegroup.com.rp.nla.gov.au/iln/infomark.do?&source=gale&prodId=ILN&userGroupName=nla&tabID=T003&docPage=article&docId=HN3100378795&type=multipage&contentSet=LTO&version=1.0 Copyright: Illustrated London News Ltd. All rights reserved.

Gale Document Number: HN3100378795

"Personalities and Events of the Week." Illustrated London News [London, England] 14 July 1956: 66. Illustrated London News. Web. 17 Nov. 2018. URL http://find.galegroup.com.rp.nla.gov.au/iln/infomark.do?&source=gale&prodId=ILN&userGroupName=nla&tabID=T003&docPage=article&docId=HN3100378795&type=multipage&contentSet=LTO&version=1.0 Copyright: Illustrated London News Ltd. All rights reserved.

Gale Document Number: HN3100378795



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