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Forename(s): Thomas Metcalfe
Place of Birth: Bingley, Yorkshire
Service No: 71474
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 138th Siege Battery
Date of Death: 1916-09-28
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: 483.
CWGC Cemetery: SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: STAINFORTH, YORKSHIRE
Thomas Metcalfe Birtle was the son of Richard and Elizabeth Birtle, née Metcalfe. Richard was born at Stalling Busk and Elizabeth at Burtersett, Yorkshire.
1901 Micklethwaite, Yorkshire Census: Beck Farm - Thomas Metcalfe Birtle, aged 6 years, born Bingley, Yorkshire, son of Richard and Elizabeth Birtle.
1911 Micklethwaite, Yorkshire Census: Beck House - Thomas Metcalfe Birtle, aged 16 years, born Bingley, Yorkshire, son of Richard and Elizabeth Birtle.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Gnr Thomas M. Birtle, 71474, Royal Garrison Artillery.
Thomas is commemorated on the Bingley Grammar School War Memorial and in the 'Service Roll of Martins Bank'.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
BIRTLE, Gunner Thomas Metcalfe, aged 22, Royal Garrison Artillery, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Birtle, Brookhouse Farm, Stainforth, died at Salonica.
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Gunner Thomas Metcalfe BIRTLE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Garrison Artillery
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