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Forename(s): Thomas Ellwood
Place of Birth: Selside, Westmorland
Service No: 23973
Regiment / Corps / Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Battalion / Unit: 1st Garrison Battalion
Division: division unknown
Date of Death: 1920-04-11
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. 336.
CWGC Cemetery: SEDBERGH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SEDBERGH, YORKSHIRE
Thomas Ellwood Dakres was the son of Moses and Margaret Dakres, née Ellwood. Moses was born at Orton and Margaret at Sedgwick, Westmorland.
1891 Killington, Westmorland Census: Gill House Style Farm - Thos. Ellwood Dakres, aged 3 years, born Kendal, Westmorland, son of Moses and Margaret Dakres.
1901 Sedbergh, Yorkshire Census: Bushby Yard - Thomas E. Dacre, aged 13 years, born Selside, Westmorland, son of Moses and Margaret Dacre.
1911 Sedbergh, Yorkshire Census: 4, Guldrey Terrace - T.E. Dakres, aged 23 years, born Selside, Westmorland, son of Moses and Margaret Dakres.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas E. Dakres, 23973, Scottish Rifles.
A short biography of Thomas is included in: ‘Sedbergh and District 1914-1918 - But who shall return the children?’ Compiled by Sedbergh and District History Society. Edited by Diane Elphick (2016).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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