Thursday, 14 May 2015

Tetlow, Thomas Robinson - Private (304626)

(No soldier photo available)
Tank Corps,
Killed in Action
2nd September 1918
Age 35

Buried at Ecoust-St. Mein British Cemetery

Newspaper Report:

HASLINGDEN TANK MAN KILLED

Mrs. Tetlow, 12 Lonsdale Street, Haslingden has received from a chaplain a letter stating that her husband, Pte. Thomas Robinson Tetlow, Tank Battalion, was killed in action September 2nd and was buried on September 4th.  "He died very gallantly doing his duty, and you will always have cause to be proud of what he has done for his country.  You have the sincere sympathy of his friends." Private Tetlow was 35 years of age, and was employed at Holden Wood Bleachworks.  He joined the army in May, 1916.


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