Thomas Allen Pogson (c.1894-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

POGSON, THOMAS ALLEN. Private. No 241827. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Slaithwaite. Lived with his widowed mother at 23 Carr Lane, Slaithwaite. Employed as a cotton twiner by the Slaithwaite Spinning Company. Attended Carr Lane United Methodist Church and was a member of Slaithwaite Liberal Club. Enlisted March 1916. Critically wounded on 29.10.1917. Died of wounds at No 21 Casualty Clearing Station, 29.11.1917, aged 23 years. Buried ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row A, Grave 20.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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