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Name: TOMES, Janet 'Jean', Mrs

Nee: McKinlay, dau. of Coila McKinlay

Birth Date: 1919 Nairobi

First Date: 1919

Last Date: 1963

Profession: Housewife

Area: Nairobi, Karen

Married: 1. 1943 James Wroe (1901- 1966) 2. 1970 Eric Tomes d. 1989

Children: John Kenneth (1944); Joan Muriel; Margaret Bertha

Book Reference: EAWL, Childhood

War Service: St. John's Ambulance

School: Kenya High School 1927-37

General Information:

Childhood - After school I went in 1937 to the Adelphi College in Hardinge Street to study Shorthand, Typing and Bookkeeping. I also joined St. John's Ambulance and later became an officer. When war broke out I nursed at weekends at the Military Hospital which was on the old Show Ground on the Kabete Road.
Leter went to Painland, Queensland, Australia

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