THOMAS JAMES WILTSHIRE

 

 

Born: 1893, Hook, Chessington, Surrey.

Baptised: 6th May 1895, St. Paul, Hook, Chessington, Surrey – mother – Eliza Wiltshire.

Died: 20th July 1916; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 21274

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

XIV.C.28.

Caterpillar Valley Cemetery,

Longueval,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs E. Marshall, of 55, Moffat Road, Lower Tooting, London.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Frating Street, Frating, Essex.

 

Thomas was 7 years old and living with his mother, step father & step sisters. He was recorded on the census under the surname Marshall.

Francis William Marshall, 29, a Steam Roller Lorry Driver – E.C.C., born Battersea, Surrey.

Eliza Marshall (nee Wiltshire), 28, born Ewell, Surrey.

Mabel Senetta Marshall, 3, born Dovercourt, Essex.

Lily Marshall, 2 weeks, born Frating, Essex.

1 monthly nurse.

 

1911   21, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

 

Thomas was 18 years old, a Steam Roller Labourer – with father. He was living with his mother, step father, & step siblings. He was recorded on the census under the surname Marshall.

Frank, 39, a Steam Roller Driver – Contractor.

Eliza, 39.

Mabel, 13.

Lily, 11.

May Marshall, 5, born Ipswich.

Cyril Leonard Marshall, 2, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Eliza Marshall – mother.

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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