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Place of Birth: Longridge, Lancashire
Service No: 54094
Regiment / Corps / Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 11th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-09-20
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Addenda Panel
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Thomas Metcalfe was the son of John and Jane Metcalfe, née Foster. John was born in Westmorland and Jane at Longridge, Lancashire.
1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 67, Westgate - Thomas Metcalfe, aged 9 years, born Longridge, Lancashire, son of John and Jane Metcalfe.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Bancrofts - Tomhas [sic] Metcalfe, aged 19 years, born Longridge, Lancashire, son of Jane and [stepson] of John William Edmondson. [Jane had married John William Edmondson in 1904.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas Metcalfe, 12453, W. Rid. R.; 54094, North'd Fus. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 26.8.15. P[resumed]. D[ead].
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Thomas Metcalfe, 12453, 10th W. Rid. R.; 54094, 1/5th North'd Fus.; 52094 [sic], 11th North'd Fus. Pres. Dead.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Thomas Metcalfe, 54094, 11th Bn North. Fus. Date and Place of Death: On or since 20.9.17 death pres'd. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Jane Edmondson. £19 15s. 6d.
A short biography of Thomas is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Northumberland Fusiliers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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