Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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26/06/2020 Terence was educated at Dungannon Royal School
26/06/2020 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 29th January 1944:
26/06/2020 On the 16th January 1944, Squadron Leader Terence Pringle was the passenger on a ferry flight from RCAF Station Rockcliffe to Patricia Bay in British Columbia.
26/06/2020 By 1944, Squadron Leader Terence Pringle was based in Canada.
26/06/2020 Terence Pringle enlisted in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve about 1940.
26/06/2020 Prior to enlisting, Terence was employed on the staff of the Electricity Supply Board in Dublin.
26/06/2020 Squadron Leader Terence Alexander Pringle has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel 3. Column 2 of the Ottawa Memorial in Canada.
26/06/2020 Terence attained as Batchelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at Queens University Belfast.
26/06/2020 Terence is listed as one of the 155 members of Queens University Belfast who died in World War Two, There is also a George Morgan Pringle listed, who served with the Royal Air Force and survived the war.
26/06/2020 Known family: George A Pringle, Amy J Pringle, Terence Alexander Pringle (born 8th October 1914), George Morgan Pringle (born 11th April 1918), Arthur Pringle
26/06/2020 Terence Alexander Pringle was born on 8th October 1914. He was the eldest of at least three children, all born in the Augher area.
26/06/2020 Terence Pringle was the son of George and Amy Pringle. George A Pringle and Amy J Stack were married sometime between 1911 and 1915. There is no record of the marriage in GRONI, so it seems possible they were married in the south of Ireland.
26/06/2020 The 1911 census lists Terence's father at house 88 in Main Street, Aughnacloy, County Tyrone. George A Pringle was single and described as a Medical Practitioner (M. D.) from Dublin University.
26/06/2020 Acting Squadron Leader Terence Pringle, Royal Air Force, (eldest son of Dr and Mrs George A Pringle,, of Aughnacloy), has been reported missing following an air accident in British Columbia. Aged 29, he was educated at Dungannon Royal School and Queens University, where he took his B.Sc. Before joining up four years ago, he was employed on the staff of the Electricity Supply Board in Dublin. Prior to that he worked in Enniskillen for the Northern Ireland Electricity Board.
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26/06/2020 Terence worked in Enniskillen for the Northern Ireland Electricity Board for a time.
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26/06/2020 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 22nd May 1915: Aughnacloy Doctor Volunteers
26/06/2020 Flying Officer Ernest SOWERBY (J/36500)
26/06/2020 Squadron Leader Terence Alexander PRINGLE (78022)
26/06/2020 Squadron Leader James Gerard FLAHERTY (J/2826)
26/06/2020 The plane, an Expeditor (Serial Number HB100), was reported missing off the lower mainland of British Columbia and the remains of the three crew and Squadron Leader Terence Pringle were never recovered.
26/06/2020 The four men who died that day were:
26/06/2020 At Clogher Guardians on Saturday – Mr Hugh de F Montgomery, D.L, presiding - Dr G A Pringle, medical officer, Aughnacloy, wrote asking for permission to offer his services to the country during the war. Dr Batty, Ballygawley, had consented to act as locum tenens. He appealed the the Board’s sense of duty and generosity to supplement his salary in some way and save him from financial loss. The board approved Dr Pringle’s action, and resolved to grant him a bonus of £50 a year during his absence, proviverd he supples a locum tenens to reside at Aughnacloy.
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26/06/2020 The CWGC record Squadron Leader Terence Alexander Pringle as the son of George A Pringle, M.D. He is also listed as the son of Amy J Pringle, of Cranham, Upminster, Essex, England.
26/06/2020 Flight Lieutenant Harry Woodward DONKERSLEY (J/8203)
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