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Name:
Thomas Chandler
Casualty No.:
Initials:
T
Service No.:
40361
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
1/4th battalion King's Own Royal Lancashire Regiment
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Iron Worker
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Thiepval Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of William and Jane Chandler of 28 King Street. He was the brother of R. Chandler and is known to have has other siblings. 

 

Notes:

Thomas' initial military attachment was with the 2/4th Lincolns serving in Ireland. He was then transferred to the King's Own Lancashire Regiment. Prior to enlisting Thomas had worked in an iron foundry. 

He spent time at a military hospital in Manchester in November 1916 after contracting dysentery in France.

George was reported missing on 20th November 1917 on the Cambrai Front and is presumed killed on that date.

Teesdale Mercury-22/11/1916: Local and other notes: Invalided with Dysentery

Teesdale Mercury-16/12/1914: War items: Congregational Roll of Honour

 

 

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Sources:
First Name: St Mary's Data; Private Individual ; Last Name: www.newmp.org.uk; Private Individual; Initials: www.newmp.org.uk; Private Individual; Service Number: St Mary's Data; Ranks: St Mary's Data; Unit: St Mary's Data; Date of Birth: St Mary's Data; Place of Birth: St Mary's Data; Civilian Employment: St Mary's Data; Cause of Death: St Mary's Data; Date of Death: St Mary's Data; Overseas Commemorated: St Mary's Data; Private Individual; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;