Parents George, chimney sweep, and Mary of Old Woodstock
Siblings Alfred and Alice (1901 Census)
The Laundry, Blenheim Palace (1911 Census)
Laundry Boy (1911 Census) aged 18
Labourer at the time of his marriage 1912 to Elizabeth (nee Fitzgerald) aged 20.
Father of Alfred William Thomas b 13th April 1913 and Geraldine b 1915
Regiment: 2nd Battalion Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment)
Formerly number 1598 and 200113 Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry.
Died of wounds 3rd June 1917 near Ypres at the 2nd Battle of Scarpe.
Killed in action 17th June 1917 Parish Magazine July 1917. aged 25
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Hop Store Cemetery, Plot I, Row A. Grave 26
Total identified casualties 251
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Researched by: Isabel Wheeler
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.