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 New Booklet - Col. Tommy Tomlin, OBE, MC, B.Sc
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neil
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Posted - 01 Dec 2013 :  17:48:31  Show Profile
As Christmas approaches, read the amazing story how another carpenter's son, Sydney Charles Tomlin, rose from a lowly bandsboy in the Royal Artillery to become the Military Commander of Rome - with the non-substantive rank of Brigadier - and later became one of Angmering's most revered and loved residents. Equally amazing is the included story how his wife, Margaret, gained rapid promotion from a clerk in the ATS to become a Chief Commander.

After WW2, "Tommy" Tomlin established a nursery business at Broadlees in Dappers Lane, Angmering and tirelessly worked for St Margaret's Church, the British Legion, St Margaret's School, various charities, and other local organisations, supported by his most able wife, Margaret. In fact, he was "Mr Angmering" for many years.

This new illustrated booklet,"Col Sydney Charles Tomlin (1894-1985) - Server of Country, Church and Community" written by Neil Rogers-Davis - owner/editor of the Angmering Village Life website - is available from Monday 2 December in Woodies News, Angmering Framing & Stitches, or from the author (Tel: 771935), price 2
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