The Diary of Thomas Victor Rayson-Miscellaneous

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Thomas Victor Rayson.
Sto: HMS Falmouth
Official No: K7346.

Gz: J. Schofield [1]
No 37446. Coy: 70.
RGA. Aden
Arabia Egypt

Balkan War Began September
30th 1912

Mother 9th Oct:[2]
Father 14th Jan: [3]
Sister Ethel 20th Dec: [4]
Sister Maud 7th March [5]
Brother H 19th July.[6]
Nellie 20th August [7]

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Pvt: T G Rayson [8]
295 R.A.M.C. 3 or 5 Coy: L.R.B.
British Expeditionary Force
C/O G.P.O.
London

European War Began on
July. 28th 1914

Boer War Began on Sept 19th
1899 & ended on May 18th 1902 [9]

Miss N. Hunt April 1914 [10]

H.M.S. Falmouth
Speed 25 Knots Tonnage 5250
Length 420 Ft: HP. 22000.
Coal 1290 Oil 265.94

2 Spencer Gdns
Will Hall,
Eltham
Kent


This note between these lines has been crossed out
To go on leave on Oct 14th or about that
time Admiral & Capt: to leave ship
with supernumeraries Capt of
Birmingham to take over command
Dorien Smith to be in dock
9 days.



Mrs Bennet
25 Leverton Str:
Kentish Town
NW

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Friday 23rd

v Southampton 2.3
Poole 2[11]

Wednesday 4th

v Gloucester
3.2
Wilson 2[12]Melia 1.[13]

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Falmouth Football Team

July Matches

July 2nd

Yarmouth no match

July 3rd

Galatea 3.1
Wilson [14] Poole [15] Melia [16]

July 5th

Caroline 2.0
Charlton [17] Poole [18]

July 9th

Cordelia 2.0
Rayson Poole [19]

July 23rd

Southampton 2.3
Poole 2[20]

August Matches

Aug 4th

Gloucester 3.2
Wilson 2 [21] Melia

Aug 26th

Galatea 4-0
Poole 3[22] Melia [23]

Sept 4th

Gloucester 2.0
Melia[24]

Sept 6th

Cordelia no match

Oct 23rd

Royalist 2.5
Rayson Melia [25]

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Jan 11/1/16

Win
Falmouth v Birkenhead
Result 4-1
Rayson 2 Melia[26]Wilson [27]

April 20th

Falmouth V Comus
Result 3 2
Wilson 2 [28] Craig 1 [29]

May 2nd

Falmouth V Birkenhead
lost 1-0

May 19th

Birkenhead, draw 1-1
Tritton ERA [30]
Me absent
Smith hurt

June 15th

Falmouth V Birkenhead
Result 1.1
Scott[31] through his own goal


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Notes

  1. Joseph Schofield https://livesofthefirstworldwar.iwm.org.uk/lifestory/3925194
  2. Mother is Elizabeth Maria Rayson (nee Still) born 09/10/1866
  3. Father is Thomas Gurling Rayson born 14/01/1865
  4. Sister is Ethel Kathleen Amelia Rayson born 20/12/1892
  5. Sister Maud is Violet Maud Rayson born 07/04/1898 not 7th March as written
  6. Brother H is Harold Reuben Rayson born 19/07/1904
  7. Nellie is Phyllis Ella Hunt born 20/08/1896
  8. Thomas Gurling Rayson https://livesofthefirstworldwar.iwm.org.uk/lifestory/3670156
  9. Both dates are slightly incorrect - reality was 11/10/1899 to 31/05/1902
  10. The Miss N Hunt listed on this page is Phyllis Ella Hunt (Nellie from Page 48) who he married on 29/08/1916.  Nellie was heavily pregnant when Thomas Victor died on 09/01/1918.  Victor Alfred Gurling Rayson was born on 29/03/1918.
  11. Poole, Robert Cassels Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 268947
  12. Wilson, Arthur Robert Leading Signalman J10579
  13. Melia, Michael Anthony Stoker RNR T 3041
  14. Wilson, Arthur Robert Leading Signalman J10579
  15. Poole, Robert Cassels Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 268947
  16. Melia, Michael Anthony Stoker RNR T 3041
  17. Charlton, John Henry Petty Officer 211883
  18. Poole, Robert Cassels Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 268947
  19. Poole, Robert Cassels Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 268947
  20. Poole, Robert Cassels Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 268947
  21. Wilson, Arthur Robert Leading Signalman J10579
  22. Poole, Robert Cassels Engine Room Artificer 1st Class 268947
  23. Melia, Michael Anthony Stoker RNR T 3041
  24. Melia, Michael Anthony Stoker RNR T 3041
  25. Melia, Michael Anthony Stoker RNR T 3041
  26. Melia, Michael Anthony Stoker RNR T 3041
  27. Wilson, Arthur Robert Leading Signalman J10579
  28. Wilson, Arthur Robert Leading Signalman J10579
  29. Craig, James Young Private RMLI 16004
  30. Tritton, Franklin George Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class M6021
  31. Probably either Scott, Herbert Harry Stoker 1st Class K7358 or Scott, James Stoker 1st Class SS109941