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Frank Cyril TomesElectrician foreman
Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by): Frank Cyril Tomes
Date and Place of Birth: 1884, Eastbourne, Sussex
Date and Place of Death: 5th January, 1951 , Edgeware, London
Childhood: Youngest of 3 sons.
Parents: Charles Warwick and Kate Dorothy nee Savage.
Parent’s occupations: Architect
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: 1911 aged 17 at boarding school, Hight Street, Downham Market, Norfolk.
Occupation: Electrician / engineer
Place of residence at Gretna: 1 K West, Gretna
Job title at Gretna: Electrician foreman.
Marital status: Married twice.
1st time – On 24th September 1914 to married Lily Hobby (Lily died in 1932).
2nd time – In 1939 married Emily Eleanor Mole.
Trivia / any other information:
Frank Cyril Tomes was born in Eastbourne, Sussex in 1884 to Charles Warwick Tomes and Kate Dorothy nee Savage.
1891 – living at 35 Bedford Grove, Eastbourne. Father an architect.
1901- listed as a boarder at school at Downham Market, Norfolk
1911- a boarder at 62 Grafton Street, Mile End East London. Engineer.
24th September 1914- married Lily Hobby at Finchley, a publican’s daughter. Frank described it as an engineer.
WW1 – employed as an electrician foreman at H M Factory, Gretna, living with his wife at 14 K West, Gretna. (Electoral register)
1921 – Frank Cyril, Bernard R, Emma Jane, and 2 others are on the record in Braintree, Essex.
1932- wife Lily died.
Q2 or Q3 1939 married Emily Eleanor Mole, 18 years his junior at Hendon, Middlesex
5th January 1951 died aged 67 at 31 Westware, Edgeware.
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