Friday, 26 June 2015

Duckworth, Thomas - Private (241650)

Pte Thomas Duckworth
1st/5th Battalion,
East Lancashire Regiment,
Died of Wounds 27th May 1917,
Age 33
Buried Neuville-Bourjonval British Cemetery.

Newspaper Report:

Private Thomas Duckworth, son of Mr. James Duckworth of Smithies Street, Carrs, Haslingden, died of wounds received in action on May 27th, 1917.
The deceased enlisted in September, 1915, and after a few months training was sent to Egypt, and afterwards to France, where he served four months.
He has two brothers serving in France, and one in Salonika.
He was formerly a twister for the Hutch Bank Manufacturing Company, and is 33 years of age.
A memorial service was held at Trinity Baptist Church on Sunday evening.

Pte Thomas Duckworth - Census information - (Click over to enlarge)