Harry Fred Tomson Estonia

Biography of Harry Fred Tomson

Harry Fred Tomson was a student of Engineering at the University from 1947 until 1949. Tomson was born in Nõmme, Estonia, on 5 May 1922, son of Arthur, a Master Mariner.

As part of Tomson's Engineering course at the University, he also studied at the School of Navigation of the Royal Technical College (modern day Strathclyde University) from 1946-47. In 1948, his final year, he attended classes in Electrical Engineering.

While living in Glasgow, Tomson became a Merchant Navy Officer, obtaining British citizenship in January 1953.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • R6/94 Abandoned and withdrawn student files
  • R8/5/68/15 Matriculation Slips 1947-1948, Men T - V


Harry Fred Tomson
Born 5 May 1922, Nõmme, Estonia.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1947-1949;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: naval officers
English snippet: Engineering student at the University of Glasgow
English snippet: Glasgow ülikooli õpilane.
Record last updated: 19th Dec 2012

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Estonia Estonia, Nõmme
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  • Student