MR. L. E. B. HOMAN
Formerly a Keen Racing Man
Mr. Leonard Elphinstone Brunel Homan, a fellow director of Sir Abe Bailey in many South African mining companies, died on Wednesday at The Canons, Mitcham. Formerly a keen racing man, Mr. Homan was for many years judge of the Johannesburg Turf Club and raced in the Rand on an expensive scale.
He was a close friend of the late Sir Harry Mallaby Deeley, and a near neighbour.
He had taken little interest in Mitcham affairs, but at one time was associated with the old Mitcham Wanderers Athletic Club, of which he was president for a period. He was a fine figure of a man, standing over six feet. The funeral takes place to-day (Friday) at the Mitcham New Cemetery.
TO BE PRESENTED AT THE COURT TO-NIGHT, MAY 23 MISS BETTY HOMAN. Miss Betty Homan is the younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Homan, of The Canons, Mitcham, and is a beautiful blonde. She is being presented at the Court to-night, May 23, by her godmother, Mrs. Lester Reid, the wife of Lieut. -Col. Lester Reid. of Thorpe Mandeville Manor, Banbury.
Source: The Sketch – Wednesday 23 May 1928 from the British Newspaper Archive (subscription required)