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Thomas Homewood

Full name: Thomas Homewood
Gender: Male
Born: September 25, 1881 in East Peckham, Kent, Great Britain
Died: February 1, 1945 in West Ham, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Thomas Homewood was a member of the K Division of the Metropolitan Police tug-of-war team that won the bronze medal outright after their scheduled opponents Sweden scratched. Homewood lost his life in the closing stages of World War II when his Stratford home was hit during a V2 rocket attack on London. The accident also claimed the life of his wife Matilda, son Victor (aged 25), and daughters Beatrice (23) and Ellen (15).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 26 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 GBR 3 Bronze

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 26 London Tug-Of-War K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1908-07-17 London City Police-1 2, K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 0
1908 Summer 26 London Tug-Of-War K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 GBR Final Round Match 3/4 AC 1908-07-18 K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 walkover
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