TRODD, Jack Samuel Tunstall

1915 - 1970

Jack Trodd

Jack Samuel Tunstall Trodd, was born at Ipswich on 5 October 1915, son of William Percival Tunstall Trodd (11 December 1889-8 November 1948), a commercial traveller in confectionery, and his wife Ida Christine née Evans (25 February 1887-17 December 1964), an assistant school teacher, who married at Ipswich in September 1915. In 1939, Jack, an art teacher, was living at 41 Westwood Avenue, Ipswich with his mother Ida, who was an elementary school-teacher at Springfield Road School, Ipswich. Following military service with the Army Pay Corps, reaching the rank of Major, Jack returned to his teaching role as Head of Art at Stowmarket County Grammar School. Jack was a founder member of the Stowmarket Art Club, his work outside school life, included illustrations for magazines, book jackets and graphic work for the Scout Association and was a national expert in calligraphy, producing many works in the creation of Books of Remembrance. Jack Samuel Tunstall Trodd died at 41 Westwood Avenue, Ipswich on 7 February 1970, he was unmarried.

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