2nd Lt Albert Den(n)is Tomsett, RFC


1899 Sep 27. Born India in RIC register. Son of Albert Henry Tomsett and Daisy Ellen (nee Byrus or Byrns) who married in India in Chandernagore. In fact he appears to have been born in Hong Kong

His brother Ernest was born in India in 1891 and was registered as a British Forces birth

1911 census At school in Croydon, Surrey

1916 Dec 20 . Civil Servant in War Office

1917 Sep1 Ceases employment in War Office

1917 Oct 3. Enlists in RFC

RAF Record

1918 Jan 26 Commissioned 2nd Lt in RFC. His father is Albert Henry Tomsett of St Georges Sq, Belgravia

1919 Apr 11. Transferred to unemployed list

1920 Dec 12. Joined ADRIC with service no 1303 Posted to M Coy

1921 Feb 2 . Promoted 3DI and Intelligence Officer

1921 Mar 5. Posted to Depot

1921 Mar 26 Posted to P Coy

1921 Jul 3 Intelligence Officer in P Coy

1922 Jan Appears to be still serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Dec 1. Bankruptcy receiving order against him

1924 Jul 6. Leaves UK for Warri, Nigeria.He is an Assistant of St Georges Sq, London

1926 Jul 15. Leaves UK for Nigeria.He is an Assistant of St Georges Sq, London

1928 May 14. Leaves UK for Nigeria.He is an Assistant of St Georges Sq, London

1929 Marriage to Yoland de Moleyns Orpen at Brentford, Middlesex,

1939 Nov 10. Appointed . Unemployment Assistance Board: Assistance Clerk, Albert Dennis Tomsett

1939 Register Living at 8 Moorcroft Way , Harrow . He is a Civil Service Assistance Clerk. Living with wife Yoland

1947 Jul 19. Leaves UK for South Africa with his wife Yoland

1948 Sep 3. Arrives in UK from South Africa. He is an accountant living in South Africa. Travels with wife Yoland

1979 Nov 4. Died in South Africa

1993 Jun 8. His widow Yoland died in South Africa