We remember Philip Edward Thomas

We remember Philip Edward Thomas

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
birth Lambeth London United Kingdom Source:5510975 Source:5488283 3rd March 1878
1897
education Undergraduate Lincoln College, University of Oxford Oxford United Kingdom Source:5510975 1897 - 1900
1899
marriage Helen Noble Source:5510975 June 1899
1900
children Mervyn Thomas Source:5510975 January 1900
1903
children Rachel Mary Bronwen Thomas Source:5488283 1903
1910
children Helen Elizabeth Myfanwy Thomas Source:8788127 1910
1915
enlistment Balham, London United Kingdom Source:8507114 21st July 1915
1916
commission Unknown Source:5510975 1916
1917
dates Age 39 Source:5488099 9th April 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery Source:5512528 9th April 1917
education secondary St Paul's School London United Kingdom Source:5510975
employment Author Journalist Source:5488283
service British Army Corporal 4229 London Regiment Source:4409149
service British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Source:5510975
1917
death Killed in Action On Easter Monday, 9th April 1917, the first day of the Battle of Arras, Edward Thomas was standing next to the Beaurains Observation Post when a shell exploded nearby. Arras France Source:7151458 Source:5510975 9th April 1917
burial Agny Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais Agny Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave C.43 France Grave C.43 Source:5512528

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Philip Edward
Initials PE
Last Name Thomas
Source 4409149
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Cockshot Lane, Froxfield, Petersfield United Kingdom known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4229 London Regiment Corporal
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Second Lieutenant
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rachel Mary Bronwen Thomas daughter 1903
Mervyn Thomas son January 1900
Helen Elizabeth Myfanwy Thomas daughter 1910
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Noble wife June 1899

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Simon534
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Adrienne2953
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jo6
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription MARY2719
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription j39403
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription j39403
British Army, Royal Artillery War Commemoration Book, 1914-1918 Transcription j39403
British Army, Royal Artillery officer deaths 1850-2011 Transcription j39403
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription j39403

External Evidence

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GWGC - Casualty Details Simon534
Artists Rifles Association Adrienne2953
Article on Philip Edward Thomas Charlotte33
Poetry written whilst waiting in Balham Jo6
Wikipedia entry Gill43556
Poems by Edward Thomas Kristen1288
Biographical article and poetry Charlotte33
"Gone, Gone Again" Connie110407
"Rain, midnight rain" Connie110407

Multimedia

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Edward Thomas Fran6080
2nd Lieut. Edward Thomas on embarkation leave 1917 Fran6080
Headstone Coryn4450
Portrait photograph of Phillip Edward Thomas Charlotte33
Portrait olivier56465
Margaretting Tye, (Whitesbridge), Essex Robert8956
Eastbury Church etched window j39403
East Garston memorial to Poet j39403
Arras advertising-Le Tour 2014 near Skreens, Essex Robert8956

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