Lot Archive


№ 818


17 September 2004

Hammer Price:

British War Medal 1914-20 (Rev. T. D. Thomas) extremely fine £30-40

Trevor David Thomas was born at Swansea on 30 January 1886. He was ordained at Exeter on in 1909 and in 1910 became Curate of Charles Church, Plymouth. During the Great War he served as Chaplain to the Forces, 4th Class, being appointed on 25 February 1916 and entering the France/Flanders theatre of war on 25 February 1917. His m.i.c. shows him as a Leader in the Y.M.C.A. prior to service with the R.A.Ch. D. After being demobilised on 25 February 1919, he returned to Charles Church and two years later became Vicar of St. Paul’s, Stonehouse. He was Rural Dean of the Three Towns for five years. He accepted the Living of Topsham in 1941 and remained there until 1948 when he retired through ill-health. He died in Exeter on 8 July 1950. Sold with a folder containing research details.