Llewellyn Richard Tombs


Llewellyn Richard Tombs, born in Wheatley in 1888 and baptised on 1 July 1888 of that year; son of Wheatley-born William Tombs, postman and gasman, and Annie nee Kinch, born in Denton, Oxon. In 1891 they were living on High Street, in 1901 on Crown Road with William listed as a builder's labourer, and in 1911 at The Crown. He had attended Wheatley Elementary school in 1905. The Soldiers of Oxfordshire website records his Regimental No. as a Private in 1918 with the OBLI, as 267607; other numbers he had were 6214 and 20825. Richard Llewellyn Tombs is listed as living at the Crown Inn again in 1921. He married Olive M Adkins in 1925 in Chipping Norton.

He lived at the Crown Inn, 19 and 23 Crown Road.

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
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