1891 Mar 24. Born Hatfield, Hertfordshire
1891 census at Mill Green, Hatfield
1901 census at 137, Hornsey Road, Islington
1911 census at 137 North View Road Hornsey N
1915 Dec 17. Engaged for duration of war. He was an Advertisement Clerk with Daily Mail
1915 Mar 12. Landed in France
1916 Oct 24 Commissioned 2nd Lt
1917 Jan 30 Confirmed in rank of 2nd Lt. Middlesex Regt.—J. H. C. Thomas.
1918 Apr 25. Middlesex Regt. 2nd Lt. J. H. C. Thomas to be Lt.
1918 Married Ida Wild at Tonbridge, Kent. A son Dennis R W Thomas was born Oct/Dec 1919
1919 Jan 29. Demobilised as Lt
1920 Oct 1 Joined ADRIC with service no. 651. Posted to F Coy
1921 Dec 13. Promoted Section Leader. A/CQM
1921 Jan 30. Permitted to resign
1921 May 18. 7th btn, Midd'x .— Lt. J. H. :C. Thomas resigns his commn. at his own request. He then enlists in RASC as a Private
1922 Oct 7. Arrives UK from Canada with wife Ida
1923 Steward at "Royal Masonic Institute for Girls "
And a man by the name of James H C Thomas married in Egypt in 1926-1930 in a Consular Marriage (there are also 1947 and 1962 marriages.)