Jim Thompson

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We were saddened to learn of that Jim Thompson, NRA Vice President, passed away in Peterborough Hospital, Ontario, Canada at 6pm local time yesterday; his wife Marion along with his daughters Claire and Eva were with him at the end.

Jim was a former Executive Vice President of the DCRA, a post that he held for many years. He has been a stalwart of relations between the NRA and DCRA, was involved in Canadian shooting for many years fostering competition between GB and Canada; and held many positions including Commandant of the Canadian Bisley Team and Match Director for the successful Long Range World Championships and the Palma Match in 2007.


Andrew Mercer

Group Chief Executive & Secretary General

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