Thomas Holton

Name

Thomas Holton

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

30/01/1916
19

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
13632
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

CHIPILLY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
B.5
France

UK Memorials

Woolmer Green Memorial
St Mary the Virgin Roll of Honour, Welwyn

Pre War

Born 9 June 1896 in Woolmer Green, eldest son of Mary Jane (nee Gowen) and Charles Holton, who was a platelayer for the Great Northern Railway. Educated at the Elementary School in Woolmer Green. On 1911 Census he was living with his family in Woolmer Green and working as a House Boy. Later he was employed at the Knebworth Golf Club and afterwards by Henry Obre.

Wartime Service

He volunteered and enlisted in Welwyn in September 1914 and went to France in March 1915. He died of wounds received in action.

Additional Information

War gratuity of £5 10s and pay owing of £2 2s 9d were awarded to his mother.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer