We remember Thomas Collings

We remember Thomas Collings

Timeline

Timeline

1888
birth Plympton, Devon United Kingdom Source:8699833 Source:8677174 1888
1890
sibling John Collings Source:8699819 1890
1891
location Sparkwell, Plympton, Devon United Kingdom their own address Source:8699828 1891
1893
sibling Alice Collings Source:8699819 1893
1895
sibling Henry Collings Source:8699819 1895
1898
sibling Frederick Collings Source:8699819 1898
1900
sibling William Collings Source:8699819 1900
1901
location Sparkwell Village, Plympton, Devon United Kingdom their own address Source:8699819 1901
1903
sibling Albert Collings Source:8699876 1903
1905
sibling Alfred Collings Source:8699876 1905
1911
employment Clay Pit Labourer Source:8699876 1911
1911
location Bank Cop, Sparkwell, Plympton, Devon United Kingdom their own address Source:8699876 1911
service British Army Private 20672 Devonshire Regiment 9th (Service) Battalion Source:8677174
service British Army Private 20672 Devonshire Regiment Source:899332
enlistment Plymouth, Devon United Kingdom Source:8677174
location Sparkwell, Plympton, Devon United Kingdom parents address Source:7287885
1916
death Killed in Action According to the war diaries, the battalion attacked Mametz, but many were killed trying to take Mansel Copse, which was well defended by machine guns. One of the casualties that day was Thomas. Somme France Source:7287885 Source:8699882 1st July 1916
burial Devonshire Cemetery, Mametz CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7287885

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Thomas
Initials T
Last Name Collings
Source 899332
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Bank Cop, Sparkwell, Plympton, Devon United Kingdom their own address known 1911
Sparkwell Village, Plympton, Devon United Kingdom their own address known 1901
Sparkwell, Plympton, Devon United Kingdom their own address known 1891
Sparkwell, Plympton, Devon United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 20672 Devonshire Regiment Private
British Army 20672 Devonshire Regiment 9th (Service) Battalion Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Collings mother
Edward Collings father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Collings brother 1890
Alice Collings sister 1893
Henry Collings brother 1895
Frederick Collings brother 1898
William Collings brother 1900
Albert Collings brother 1903
Alfred Collings brother 1905

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Catherine91214
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Pippa26713
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Pippa26713
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Pippa26713
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Pippa26713

External Evidence

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The War Diaries of 9th Battalion Devonshire Regiment Pippa26713

Multimedia

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Sparkwell Village Pippa26713
Sparkwell Village Pippa26713

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