TOMBLINGS Eric Honton Griffiths

Category: Military
Rank: Major
Regiment or Ship: Royal Engineers
Date of Birth: 1889
Date of Death: 21.01.1916
Place of Death: Hotel in Derby (suicide) Place of Burial / Memorials:

Campsall Old Cemetery, Yorkshire, in SW corner; St Andrew’s Church; Town Memorial

Address: Brockley Road, Bexhill

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Family Information

Parents:  Lt Col E G Tomblings and Mrs Tomblings of “Banda” AMICE

Additional Information

Account of inquest – the Coroner stated “the deceased had terrible experiences in Gallipoli and physical weakness following a severe attack of dysentery would explain his mental breakdown”; verdict: suicide while temporarily insane

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