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Muriel Annie Thompson

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Muriel Thompson (1875-1939)

1875 Born in Aberdeen the son of Cornelius Thompson, Ship Owner, and his wife Agnes Marion Williamson. Sister of Oscar Stephen Thompson

Member of the Berkshire Automobile Club

1908 Miss Muriel Thompson in Pobble took first place in the first Brooklands race for women - The Ladies Bracelet Handicap.

She acted as chauffeur to Emmeline Pankhurst and other prominent suffragettes

WWI Decorated as an ambulance driver and medic - included the British Military Medal.

1939 March 3rd. Died.

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