Reginald Thomas (1894-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- THOMAS, REGINALD (REGGIE). Private. No 40857. 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Formerly No 20310 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Clifton Road Marsh 28.8.1894. Son of Mrs M. Thomas, 85 Cleveland Road, Marsh, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Council School. Employed as a polisher by Messrs M. Darwent and Sons, french polishers of Rosemary Lane, Huddersfield. Was assistant secretary at the Highfield Congregational Church Sunday School, the secretary for the Highfield Band of Hope and a member of the Highfield Church Choir. Was a member of Marsh United Harriers. Single. Enlisted May 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 14.2.1917, aged 22 years. Buried RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row A, Grave 26.
- ROH:- Marsh War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private THOMAS
- regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
- died: Wednesday, February 14, 1917
- record ID: 298988
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #298988)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4409317)