Tag Archives: Pugin

2nd Lieutenant Michael Thunder

Second Lieutenant Michael Thunder, of the Royal Flying Corps, who died at Norwich on 24th September 1916 from burns received in a flying accident, was buried at Ramsgate on September 29th 1916 with full military honours. He was the son of the late Major George Thunder, and grandson, on his mother’s side, of Augustus Welby Pugin, the well-known Ramsgate architect. Michael was educated at St. Augustine’s College, Ramsgate. Six officers of the Flying Corps acted as bearers at his funeral, and the officer in command arrived by aeroplane. Continue reading 2nd Lieutenant Michael Thunder