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Capt Arthur de Bells Adam (MC)
1885 - 1916


CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916


Lce-Corpl John Joseph Nickle
1894 - 1916


Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916


Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft

Sgt 28125 Thomas Edward Allen (MM)

  • Age: 35
  • From: Radcliffe, Lancs
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 18th Btn
  • K.I.A Wednesday 8th May 1918
  • Commemorated at: Tyne Cot Memorial
    Panel Ref: Panel 31-34
Thomas Edward was born in 1883 the son of Eli and Ellen Allen. He was married to Hannah Allen and had a child. He lived at 58 King Street, Stand Lane, Radcliffe and prior to enlistment was employed as a Carter. 

Thomas enlisted in Bury into the Manchester Regiment as Private 2934. He later transferred to the 18th Bn of the Kings Liverpool Regiment with the service number 28125. His bravery was recognised when he was awarded the Military Medal. He had been promoted to the rank of Serjeant before he was killed in action on the 08/05/1918 during the German Spring offensive. His body was not recovered from the battlefield and as such Thomas' name is recorded on the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium.

Thanks go to Christine North for allowing her research to be used on this site.


 

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(104 Years this day)
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