Thomas William Thomas (1881-1923): The American Dream that ended in Tragedy > PART 8
This, the eighth of nine parts, is based on two letters found in the loft of Rowland's marital home in New Malden, Surrey in 2009, fifteen years after he died and a few months before a flood was to devastate the property. Fortuitous to say the least especially as these lettters complement the chronology of the documents purchased in Pennsylvania in 2007.
Thomas William Thomas (1881-1923): The American Dream that ended in Tragedy > PART 7
ALTOONA, 1923 AND 1997 AND PENNSYLVANIA 2007
The only information about the death of Thomas William Thomas was retained in a bureau/writing desk in New Malden, Surrey by his son, Rowland in the form of the original death certificate.
JAMES L. LATCH MEMORABLE CHRISTMAS CARD 1958: ALTOONA TO NEW MALDEN
This is the Christmas card of December 1958, kept in a writing bureau in the family home in New Malden, Surrey of Nigel, my husband.
1ST LIEUTENANT EDWARD DAVID BAKER (1896-1918)
Edward David Baker, an American aviator in the First World War, a 2nd cousin of my late father, John Sharp Thompson (1913-1972), killed in aerial combat near Verdun on the 24th October 1918, five days after his 22nd birthday.