Frank Tompkinson

1897–1918 (Age 21)
Pictou Landing, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Frank

When Frank Tompkinson was born on 21 February 1897, in Pictou Landing, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Samuel Tompkinson, was 27 and his mother, Catherine Carmichael, was 23. He died on 2 September 1918, in France, at the age of 21, and was buried in Dury, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Tompkinson
1870–1977
Catherine Carmichael
1874–
Harry Alexander Thompkinson
1892–1945
Frank Tompkinson
1897–1918

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (4)

1900

Age 3

Paris, France hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Law Separates Church and State

Age 8

In December of 1905 a law was passed that separated church and state. It made it so that prayer could not be said before a parliamentary meeting or in schools. It also made it so that working on Sunday was legalized.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 12

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Frank Tomkinson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Canada, Soldiers of the First World Ward 1914-1918
  • Find a Grave Frank Tomkinson

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