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Tommy & Elsie Sympson
Documents & In-Print

Documents and records of all types (e.g. birth certificates, wills, census records), as well as published articles and notices (awards, obits).

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Childhood & Youth

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Elsie’s birth – 1:15 a.m. 3 Nov. 1893
As recorded by her father in the
Ea. “La California” daybook.
Josephine (Schreiber) is Elsie’s aunt.
(Source: P. Benitz)

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Deloraine Court West & East
James Street, Lincoln, England
Birthplace of Thomas Mansel Sympson.
(Source: National Trust)

 

T.M. Sympson – WW-I

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The Inns of Court O.T.C.
by Lt.Col. F.H.L. Errington, 1922
(Source: Internet Archive)
Click here to view book,
TMS is listed on page 333.

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Second Lieutenant
Territorial Force, Yeomanry
East Riding of Yorkshire
2nd March, 1915
(Source: The London Gazette)

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Lieutenant
Territorial Force, Yeomanry
1st July, 1917
(Source: The London Gazette)

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Seconded (Transferred)
Territorial Force, Yeomanry
3rd April, 1918
(Source: The London Gazette)

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Lieutenant
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
3 April, 1918
(retained seniority 1st July, 1917)
(Source: The London Gazette)

   

Peter Benitz (Benitz Family)