Degree Success

July 1948

South Yorkshire Times July 10, 1948

Degree Success

Mr David Thomas  (22) son of Mrs Ethel Thomas, 21 Hameline  Road Conisbrough, has obtained a second class honours degree B.A. at Oxford University.

Mr Thomas, who obtained a West Riding County Minor scholarship from Morley Place School  to Mexborough Grammar School and won a State bursary to Oriel College, Oxford, secured a wartime degree but returned to the University after war-time service in order to classify.

He has been reading physics and is to enter the employment in London of Standard Telephones and Cables Ltd.

He secured his war-time degree after two years’ University study and served in the Roval Navy for about 18 months. He was a Sub-Lieutenant