Saturday, 30 May 2015

McGee, Thomas - Private (36596)

Private Thomas McGee
2nd Battalion,
East Lancashire Regiment,
Killed in Action
12th May 1917,
Age 26
Commemorated Thiepval Memorial

Newspaper Reports:

TERRIOR FALLS - LOSS TO HASLINGDEN CATHOLICS

Private Thomas McGee, East Lancashire Regiment, was killed in action on May 12th 1917.
Aged 27, he was in the Territorials for a number of years previous to the war; in fact, he had finished his time and enlisted again twelve months before war broke out.
He lived at 25, Higher Lane, Haslingden, had been a weaver at Vale Mill, and was connected with St. Mary's Catholic Church. 


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