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Thomas METCALFE

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Surname: METCALFE

Forename(s): Thomas

Place of Birth: Longridge, Lancashire

Service No: 54094

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Northumberland Fusiliers

Battalion / Unit: 11th (Service) Battalion

Division: 23rd Division

Age: 27

Date of Death: 1917-09-20

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Addenda Panel

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Northumberland Fusiliers

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Northumberland Fusiliers

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: METCALFE

Forename(s): Thos.

Born: Longdridge, Yorks

Residence:

Enlisted: Skipton, Yorks

Number: 54094

Rank: Private

Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers

Battalion: 11th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 20/09/17

Died How: Died

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: METCALFE

Forename(s): Thomas

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 54094

Rank: Private

Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers

Unit: 11th Bn.

Age: 27

Awards:

Died Date: 20/09/1917

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