Born: 11th October 1898, 62, New Cut West, Stoke, Ipswich.

Died: 11th October 1918; on his 20th birthday; died of Wounds.

Residence: North End, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Enlistment Location: Stratford, Essex.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 22069

Regiment: Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Grevillers British Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Stepbrother to HERBERT PALLANT.




1901   134, Myrtle Road, Ipswich.


Thomas was 2 years old and living with his mother & siblings. They were living with his mother’s employer.

Thomas Charles Smith, 50, a Boatman – employer, born Ipswich.

Lucy Pallant (nee Willby), 33, a Housekeeper, born Debenham, Suffolk.

Effie Kate Rose Elizabeth Pallant, 4, born Ipswich.

Charles Thomas Smith Pallant, 6 months, born Ipswich – died 1901, Ipswich.


In 1901, Thomas’s father was living at 45, Beck Street, Ipswich. Henry Pallant, 45, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Debenham, Suffolk.


1911   116, Handford Road, Ipswich.


Thomas was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry, 57, a Labourer – Corporation – Tramways.

Lucy, 46.

Rose, 14, a Day Girl – Domestic.

Harry James Pallant, 7, born Ipswich.


In 1916, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Thomas married Agnes Annie Dobbs, born August 1897, Sunderland, Durham – daughter of William John Dobbs, a Naval pensioner, and Agnes Harriet Dobbs (nee Penfold), and stepdaughter of Sarah Elizabeth Dobbs (nee Golf), of Portsmouth.


Soldiers’ Effects to Agnes A. Pallant – widow.

 Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion

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