We remember Thomas James Highgate

We remember Thomas James Highgate

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
sibling Robert Source:9412671 1891
1893
sibling Emily Source:9412671 1893
1895
birth Shoreham, Kent United Kingdom Source:6990544 Source:6159688 13th May 1895
1898
sibling Joseph Source:9412671 1898
1901
dates Age 5 Source:9412671 1901
1911
dates Age 16 Source:6159713 1911
1911
employment Deck boy Source:6159713 1911
1912
employment Seaman Source:6159686 4th October 1912
1912
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:6159686 4th October 1912
1912
service British Army Private 6045 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:6159686 4th October 1912 - 3rd February 1913
1913
service British Army Private L/10061 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion Source:6159687 4th February 1913 - 8th September 1914
1914
events Desertion Military Discipline returned to duty 26.06.1914 (26.6.14 - 2.7.14 remitted for good behaviour) Source:6159687 28th February 1914 - 4th May 1914
1914
events Absent from Tattoo Military Discipline Dublin Ireland Source:6159687 1st July 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6159729 15th August 1914 - 8th September 1914
events Desertion Military Discipline Source:6159687
1914
death States died of wounds on the Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription France Source:7461195 Source:6159688 8th September 1914
burial La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Seine-et-Marne France Source:7461195
sibling Charles Source:6159686
service British Army Private L/10061 Royal West Kent Regiment 1 Bn. Source:6159729

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Thomas James
Initials TJ
Last Name Highgate
Source 6159686
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
14 College Lane, Liverpool, Lancashire United Kingdom other group residence address known 1911
57 Killiam Rd, Lewisham, Kent United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Catford, London United Kingdom
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army L/10061 Royal West Kent Regiment 1 Bn. Private
British Army 6045 Royal West Kent Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
British Army L/10061 Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice mother
James John Highgate father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles brother
Emily sister 1893
Joseph brother 1898
Robert brother 1891

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
GRO WAR DEATHS ARMY OTHER RANKS (1914 to1921) Transcription Michelle915
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Michelle915
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Michelle915
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Michelle915
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Michelle915
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Michelle915
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Deborah102878
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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World War One: Thomas Highgate first to be shot for cowardice Michelle915
Shot at dawn: The cruel fate of men and boys “absent without leave” during World War 1 Jo6

Multimedia

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Thomas Highgate: from BBC article Jo6
Newsshopper newspaper article Viv2034
Memorial to Thomas Highgate Charlotte33

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