Second Lieutenant Michael Herbert Thunder

Regiment: Royal Flying Corps
Date published: 24/11/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 24/09/1916
Age at death: 34
Cemetery: Ramsgate (st. Augustine) Roman Catholic Churchyard, Kent, United Kingdom
Plot: Near West Boundary.
Information: Second Lieut. Michael Herbert Thunder, Royal Flying Corps, son of the late Major George Thunder, Lagere, Co. Meath, gave up his appointment as manager of tin mines in the Malay States, and came to England in 1915. He joined the Royal Flying Corps, and got his wings in March, 1916. He was killed in an aeroplane accident on September 24th, 1916, aged 36. Lieut. Thunder had been wounded in the South African War, where he had served in the Imperial Yeomanry. He was educated at Clongowes Wood College, and was well known as a follower of the Meath and Ward Hounds.