WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
PAINTING
Forname(s)
John Thomas
Birthplace
Stonesfield birth registered at Woodstock Autumn 1883
Family
Parents
George Arthur and Annie Painting.
Son of George Arthur and Annie Painting, of Old Woodstock, Oxfordshire.CWGC
Family still live in Woodstock and Tackley.
Siblings
John, Bertram, Florence, Ernest, Celia, Lilian and Mildred (1901 Census)
Address(es)
Old Woodstock
Occupation
John listed as working on a milk cattle farm probably at Blenheim.
In 1911 he is listed as an oddman domestic working on the Basing Estate for Lord Curzon.
Service

Rank: Rifleman

Number: 5098

Regiment: 7th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

Death
Formerly 10872 17th Lancers. Enlisted at Basingstoke. Killed in action 16th August 1917 aged 34 at the Battle of Ypres.
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Tyne Cot memorial panel 138-140 and 162/162A/163A Total identified casualties 35000

Related Imagery
(Click on images to enlarge)

Related Files (Click a file to download it)

Researched by: Isabel Wheeler
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Memorial photograph copyright Joanne Onions, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.