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Forename(s): Thomas Henry
Place of Birth: Harden (Kelbrook), Yorkshire
Service No: 50319
Regiment / Corps / Service: Suffolk Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 6th Division
Date of Death: 1917-07-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. S. 41.
CWGC Cemetery: PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Thomas Henry Pickles was the son of Henry and Margaret Pickles, née Procter. Henry was born at Earby, Yorkshire and Margaret at Pasture Farm, Colne, Lancashire.
1901 Kelbrook, Yorkshire Census: Sough Bridge - Thomas H. Pickles, aged 3 years, born Kelbrook, son of Henry and Margaret Pickles.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 5, Green End Villas - Thomas Henry Pickles, aged 13 years, born Harden, near Colne, Lancashire, son of Henry and Margaret Pickles.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas H. Pickles, 50319, Suff. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Thomas Henry Pickles, 50319, 11 Suff. R.; 9 Suff. R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Thomas Henry Pickles, 50319, 9th Bn Suffolk Regt. Date and Place of Death: 3.7.17. In action France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother sole legatee - Margaret. £5 19s. 10d.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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