Thomas Makin Draper, Bedfords

1896 Sep 21 Born Downham, Norfolk. Son of Thomas Makin Draper, a physician and surgeon

1901 census at Watlington House, Downham Road, Watlington, Norfolk

1908 to 1911 A Pupil at Epsom College.

1911 census. He is a boarder at The Grammar School, Donington, Spalding

1915 Aug 12. Bedfordshire Reg. 10th Battalion— The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants: — Thomas Makin Draper.

1917 Mar 1. MGC . Promoted Lt T M Draper

1917 Apr 30. Temp. Lt. T. M. Draper ceases to belong to the Machine Gun Corps on being transferred to R.F.C

1918 Mar 24. The undermentioned appts. are made: — Flying Officers. Temp. Lt. T. M. Draper, Gen. List.

Air Force Service Record

1918 Jun 11. Married Lilian Mary Webster at Rickmansworth. (the wife's address is the same as his RASC MIC)

1919 Jun 12. RAF Flying Branch. The undermentioned relinquish their commns. on ceasing to be empld.:— , Lt. T. M. Draper.

1919 Jun 13. RASC. Lt. T. M. Draper, from R.A.F., to be temp. Lt. 13th June 1919.

1921 Apr 7. Arrives in UK from Gold Coast. He has been living there and is an Engineer.

1921 Oct 27. Joined ADRIC with service no 2138. Posted to P Coy

1922 Jan 24. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1925 Oct 17. Speeding fine

1927. Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, later Supreme Court of Judicature: Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Files. Divorce Court File: 5176. Appellant: Lilan Mary Draper. Respondent: Thomas Makin Draper. Type: Wife's petition for divorce

1929. Divorce Court File: 2794. Appellant: George Albert Forsgate. Respondent: Elizabeth Forsgate. Co-respondent: Thomas Makin Draper. Type: Husband's petition for divorce

1930 Jul/Sep Married Elizabeth Forsgate at Hendon,Middlesex

1940 May 28 Marriage at Provan, Glasgow Barony, Lanarkshireto Evelyn Doran (1915–1993)

1940 Jun 1. RASC To be Lt. Lt. Thomas Makin DRAPER (131164).

1941 Jan 19. Lt. T. M. Draper (131164) relinquishes his commn. on account of ill-health,

1941 Jan 19 Died at Glasgow. CWGC . Buried Brookwood, Surrey.