From the Oregonian, 7 May 1945:
Naval Action Claims Officer.
Ensign Robert C. Thomsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jens Thomsen, 1525 N. Kilpatrick Street, was killed in action while serving aboard a destroyer in the south Pacific, the navy department has notified his parents.
A June, 1944 graduate of Annapolis, Ensign Thomsen had been serving in the Pacific since last October. He was graduated from Jefferson High School and received his appointment to the naval academy in 1941.
Also surviving are two brothers, William J. Thomsen, now in marine corps officer candidate school, and Fred Thomsen in Portland.
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