Lieutenant Thomas Barnston Daubney Master 1909-1915, 1919-1950

Lieutenant Thomas Barnston Daubney Tudball served with distinction overseas in France in the First World War. Wounded, he returned to battle and was gassed just before hostilities ended.

He returned to St. Andrew’s – was a Housemaster, coach, teacher and mentor for hundreds of Andreans from 1908 to 1915 and from 1919 until his retirement in 1950.

His wife served as the National Commandant of the Canadian Red Cross Corps during the Second World War.

His officer’s sword, scabbard and stand (see photo on right) was presented to the school by the late Daniel A. Taylor ’85. Mr. Tudball had given the sword to Dan’s father, the late John C. Taylor ’52 along with his sgian dubh and sporran.

Dan Taylor’s wife Sean, and his brother John ’83 presented the sword at a memorial service for Dan held in the Memorial Chapel on October 3, 2003. It had been in the Taylor family for over fifty years.