We remember George William Thomas

We remember George William Thomas

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth Oswestry, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:8624993 Source:8624978 November 1881
1883
sibling Cyril Howell Thomas Source:8624993 1883
1914
dates Age 32 Source:8624993 1914
1914
employment Bank Clerk Source:8624993 2nd September 1914
1914
enlistment Liverpool United Kingdom Source:8624993 2nd September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 16031 Liverpool Regiment 17th Battalion Source:8624993 2nd September 1914 - 6th October 1915
1915
service British Army Lance Corporal 16031 The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 17th Battalion - 1st Liverpool Pals Source:8624993 7th October 1915 - 1st July 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4404773 7th November 1915
1916
dates Age 34 Source:8624974 1st July 1916
appointments Machine Gunner Source:8624993
1916
death Killed in Action CWGC has his date of death as 1st July 1916,but SDGW has it as 2nd July. His service record gives his date of death as 1/2 July. France Source:8624974 Source:8624993 Source:8624978 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C. Source:8624974
sibling Georgina Source:8624993
location Wallasey, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:8624978

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George William
Initials GW
Last Name Thomas
Source 8624974
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Wallasey, Cheshire United Kingdom
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 16031 Liverpool Regiment 17th Battalion Private
British Army 16031 The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 17th Battalion - 1st Liverpool Pals Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma mother
George Edward Thomas father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Cyril Howell Thomas brother 1883
Georgina sister
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Hazel Fair
DateHeightSource
1914-09-02 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-02 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Yvonne27542
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Yvonne27542
Liverpool Pals 1914-1918 Transcription Yvonne27542
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Yvonne27542

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Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
Cap Badge of the Liverpool Pals Anne1202
Bank of Liverpool Active Service roll 1914-15 James201
Original Bank of Liverpool & Martins WW1 Memorial James201
Service Roll of Martins Bank - Cover James201
Service Roll of Martins Bank - Title Page James201
Detail page from Service Roll of Martins Bank James201

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