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Tom Bonsor

Wages Clerk
Birthplace Hawick ScotlandPlace of Death Hawick Scotland Date of Death: January 23, 1959

Biography

Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Tom Bonsor
Do they already have a Wikipedia page? If yes, please paste link: No but son, Brian Bonsor does https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Bonsor
Gender: Male
Date and place of birth: 1895, Hawick, Roxburghshire
Date and Place of Death: 23rd January 1959, at Buccleuch Mills, Hawick of 8 Drumlanrig Square , Hawick
Nationality: Scottish
Disability : Yes- inflammation of the stomach leading to inability to perform normal military service duties
Childhood: Father an employer. Unsure how many children
Parents: James and Margaret nee Ricksons
Parents occupations: Hosiery manufacturer
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Wages clerk
Place of residence at Gretna: A6 V East 12
Marital status: Married
Children: At least 2 including renowned musician ( recorders) Brian Bonsor
Travels: N/K
Awards/recognitions: N/K
Positions held: N/K
Trivia / any other information: N/K
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Mini Biography

Tom Bonsor 1895-1959

Tom Bonsor was born in Hawick , Roxburghshire in 1895 to James a hosiery manufacturer and Margaret[Maggie McAdam  neeDickson

1911 – short attestation to territorials

1916- discharged “as medically unfit due to a long standing imflammation of stomach aggravated by most foods.”

Worked as a clerk at a prisoner of war camp – source – service record. Further details of his condition also recorded in his military record.

5th January 1918- married Annie Tait  a milliner at Hawick.  He a wages clerk, munitions works. Tom’s address on marriage registration given as Burnside Cottage, Cummertrees.

October 1918 – announcement of birth of a daughter at Gretna in Hawick Express – Friday 11 October 1918. Address given- A6 V East 12

23rd January 1959 died at Buchleuch Mills, Green Lane , Hawick, usual residence 8 Drumlanrig Square Hawick, of Coronary thrombosis aged 63. Hosiery director and manager.

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