Harry Tomlin

Name

Harry Tomlin

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

22/03/1918
29

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Sergeant
9406
Bedfordshire Regiment
“B” Company, 2nd Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

POZIERES MEMORIAL
Panels 28 and 29
France

UK Memorials

Not on the Bovingdon memorials

Pre War

Born on 2 Jun 1889 and baptised on 21 Jul 1889 in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire son of William Henry and Margaret Tomlin later of 49a Ellesmere Road, Berkhamsted. He married Eliza Ann and had two daughters and lived at 51 Castle Street, Berkhamsted. By 1911 he had already enlisted in the 2nd Bedfordshires at Berkhampstead

Wartime Service

He was killed in action at the Battle of St Quentin on the Somme while defending the front line against the enemy attack. He was one of about 570 of his battalion killed in ten days.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox