Arthur Thomas and Friends



Arthur Thomas and Friends


Photo 1 is a man with a dog.
Photo 2 is man sitting on a fence.
Photo 3 is a man sitting on a tractor.
Photo 4 is a man sitting on a fence.
Photo 5 is a man standing on a brick wall.
These five images are captioned '1938 Cecil William Reid & Arthur Thomas with Peter (Pluto) Reid the family pet.'
Photo 6 is a sailor identified as Doug. Doug was killed in a action whilst serving on HMS Glorious.
Photo 7 is two sailors identified as Doug & Algy.

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Seven b/w photographs on an album page


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Cecil William Reid & Arthur Thomas with Peter (Pluto) Reid the family pet.

Doug on his own & Algy. Two friends on a course at Locking. Doug killed in action on H.M.S. Illustrious off the Norwegian Coast.



H.M.S. Glorious was sunk by the German battle cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau off northern Norway on June 8th 1940. Of 700 men from Glorious who went into the water only 37 lived to be picked up by a Norwegian steamer three days later


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