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Norman Leuchars Tatham

Male 1892 - 1953  (~ 60 years)



  • Name Norman Leuchars Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Steve" 
    Birth Aug 1892  Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    Military Service abt 1914 - 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location ; 93rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery  [2
    • not found in WW1 medals index or other British army records online
    Decoration 01 Jan 1918  MC  [3, 4
    Occupation aft 1918  Donnet Hill, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Farmer  [1, 2
    Marriage 15 Feb 1921  St James, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    Jean Murray Angus,   b. 11 Nov 1898, Chile Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation bef 1939  Surveyor, Irrigation Dept & National Roads Dept  [2
    Military Service abt 1939 - 1945  Kenya Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • and in North Africa
    Death 1953  South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • Norman Leuchars Tatham (Steve). Born 1892. He served in 1st World War in 93rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Awarded the Military Cross. Wounded in France (gassed) and met his wife Jean Murray Angus who nursed him in hospital in Trouville, France. They married in 1921. He farmed at Donnet Hill near Greytown. He was surveyor for Irrigation Dept. and National Roads Dept. Surveyed J.G.Strydom Tunnel, Abel Erasmus Pass, Long Tom Pass, amongst others. In 2nd World War served in Kenya and North Africa. He died in 1953. [TFSA]
    Person ID I1389  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2013 

    Father Charles William Adolphus Tatham,   b. Mar 1862, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1948, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Lilian Elizabeth Leuchars,   b. 15 Sep 1864, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1960, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Marriage 05 Sep 1891  Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 6
    • Married in the Church Service Room, Greytown, 05 Sep 1891. Witnesses: George Leuchars; M Leuchars. [Marriage register]
    • Tatham-Leuchars, 02 Sep 1891 [sic], at Greytown, by the Rev R Taylor, Charles eldest son of the late RB Tatham to Lillian, youngest daughter of HJ Leuchars, Purbrook. [Natal Witness, 08 Sep 1891]
    Charles William Adolphus Tatham (1862-1948) & Lilian Elizabeth Leuchars (1864-1960)
    Charles William Adolphus Tatham (1862-1948) & Lilian Elizabeth Leuchars (1864-1960)
    Marriage register
    Family ID F0103  Family Group Sheet

    Family Jean Murray Angus,   b. 11 Nov 1898, Chile Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Marriage 15 Feb 1921  St James, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    • Met in France during WW1, where she nursed him after a gas attack in the trenches. [7]
    • Witnesses: G Leuchars; Chas J Stein; M Layman.
    Norman Leuchars Tatham (1892-1953) & Jean Murray Angus (1898-1977)
    Norman Leuchars Tatham (1892-1953) & Jean Murray Angus (1898-1977)
    Marriage certificate
    Children 
     1. Archibald Angus Leuchars Tatham,   b. 22 Dec 1921, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Aug 1941, Tobruk, Libya Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    +2. Ione Mary Tatham,   b. 23 Jun 1923, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2004, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +3. Helen Lilian Tatham,   b. 02 Mar 1927, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1986, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +4. George Neish Tatham,   b. 16 Dec 1929, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1993, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F0451  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - Aug 1892 - Greytown, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 93rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery - abt 1914 - 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - aft 1918 - Donnet Hill, Greytown, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 15 Feb 1921 - St James, Greytown, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 15 Feb 1921 - St James, Greytown, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - abt 1939 - 1945 - Kenya Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1953 - South Africa? Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Marriage Certificate, 15 Feb 1921.

    2. [S10] Tatham Family in South Africa, by Gill Tatham.

    3. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    4. [S35] London Gazette, Issue 30450 p 47, 28 Dec 1917.
      Supplement to London Gazette of 01 Jan 1918

    5. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    6. [S11] Newspaper, Natal Witness, 08 Sep 1891.
      marriage notice

    7. [S03] Family Members, HJG.