Thomas Harry Farthing

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Private Thomas Harry "Tom" Farthing
Life dates
11 Jul 1908 - 05 Oct 2003
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The son of Arthur and Florence he married Phyllis Nichols in 1932.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Martock Patrol Patrol member Unknown 03 Dec 1944
National ID
WQIM 129/1

Dairy farmer

Winters Farm, Tintinhull, Somerset
Other information

In 1939 he is a Special Constable in the Somerset Constabulary. 

Paul Farthing, the son of Tom Farthing, confirms that Tom was in the resistance, but he was always very secretive about his role. Paul remembers a large cache of weapons including a Mills Bomb which were handed in on an amnesty.

Paul recalls that his Father was given a medal for his service in the Auxiliary Units but he no longer has it.


TNA ref WO199/3391 and WO199/3390

1939 Register

The Paul Farthing and family

John Allen