Francis Edgar Tomlinson (c.1893-1915)

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Francis Edgar Tomlinson

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

TOMLINSON, FRANCIS EDGAR. Lance Corporal. No 1257. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment, attached to the Machine Gun section. Born Linthwaite. Son of Ed and Clara Jane Tomlinson, of Flathouse, Linthwaite. Apprenticed to Mr J. G. Bamforth as a card nailer. Had served four years in the local Territorials. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Embarked for France in April 1915. Killed in action, 16.5.1915, aged 21 years. Buried RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row B, Grave 25.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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