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About Thomas James Jennings

Date of Birth
03 August 1895 / 13 September 1895

Service Number
20390

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
1977

Place of Death
Registered Q1 1977 Bromley, Kent, England.

Relationships

Parents
Robert Beadle Jennings born abt abt 1868 and Marie Margaret Chapman Q3 1894 Teesdale, Durham, England * See notes.

Siblings
(Step siblings Medina born abt 1884, Harriette born abt 1887, Clara born abt 1890 ) Charles Robert born 10 November 1897

Marriage
Dorothy Irene Vandy born 09 May 1894. Married 3 May 1919 Herne Hill, Southwark, England

Children
Robert C V Jennings born abt 1920 , Ian W A Jennings born abt 1922 , Margery A born abt 1930

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Northumberland Fusiliers, 3/West Riding Regiment

Rank
Corporal, Sergeant

Medals
1914-1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal In the UK, Citations of the Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-1920 31 May 1916 SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 15 February, 1917. Cross of St"". George, 4th Class. 20390 Corporal Lance-.Sergeant) Thomas James Jennings, Northumberland Fusiliers.

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1939 Heating Engineer To Kent County Council (Technologist)

Campaigns
France and Belgium

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Duke Street, Staindrop, Durham, England 1911 Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
Bramle Hurst , Maidstone M.B., Kent, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

Notes
Marie Margaret Turner was born abt 1859 Isle of Wight. She married Colin Chapman 1882 who died 1893 leaving 3 children. She went on to marry Robert Jennings 1894 had 2 further children then died 1908 Teesdale, Durham, England, Thomas was injured twice.

- Research by JB