Thomas Holmes Dyson (c.1898-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- DYSON, THOMAS HOLMES. Private. No G/14739. 6th Battalion East Kent Regiment (The Buffs). Born 56 Commercial Street, Huddersfield. Son of the late Cook- Sergeant George Dyson and Mrs Dyson. Educated St. Paul's Church of England School. Employed as a motor driver. Single. Enlisted September 1916. Was killed 29.9.1918, aged 20. He was attempting to clear a grenade in order to save his comrades in the trench with him when the grenade exploded. Buried UNICORN CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 14.
- ROH:- St. Paul's Church, Southgate, Huddersfield.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private THOMAS HOLMES DYSON
- regiment: East Kent Regiment
- died: Sunday, September 29, 1918
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 177455
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #177455)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2357269)