Thomas Ramsden (c.1886-1916)

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Thomas Ramsden

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

RAMSDEN, THOMAS. Private. No 6973. 10th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Clifton, Brighouse. Married, with three children. At the time of enlistment, in August 1914, was living at Knowle, Mirfield. Had lived previously at 3 Bath Street, Huddersfield. Employed by the London and North Western Railway Company as a shunter and relief goods guard. As a boy was a member of the Huddersfield Parish Church Sunday School and the Boys Brigade. Joined the army in 1901. As a Reservist he was mobilised at the outbreak of the war and fought at Mons, the Marne, the Aisne and at Ypres where, in December 1914, he was wounded and returned to England. After a period of convalescence he was attached to a signalling section and returned to France. He was reported missing on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916. Buried GORDON DUMP CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row L, Grave 3.

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