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Name:
Thomas Mulgrew
Casualty No.:
Initials:
T (JUNIOR)
Service No.:
18557
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Startforth
Age at Death:
19
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
King's own Scottish Borderers
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Barnard Castle, Edward Terrace
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
1-January-1916
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

Thomas was reported Missing after the 'Big Advance' on the 1st July on the Somme. Four months later, after no further news, it was announced that he was presumed to have been killed.

Teesdale Mercury 02.08.1916 - Page 4: Column 5

Private T Mulgrew killed in action

Teesdale Mercury-04/07/1917: In memoriam

Teesdale Mercury-03/07/1918: In memoriam 

Family Details:

Son of Thomas and Janet Mulgrew of Thorngate. 

Notes:

Thomas had seen service in the Dardanelles and Egypt as well as France.

Included on the “List of former Scholars of this School (Barnard Castle National Boys' School) now serving with His Majesty's Forces.”

Number on the admission register - 1919

Images:
Sources:
First Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Barnard Castle National Boys’ School (Durham County Record Office ref. E/SW/G312); Private Individual; Last Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Barnard Castle National Boys’ School (Durham County Record Office ref. E/SW/G312); Private Individual; Ranks: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Pivate Individual; Home Address: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Unit: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); St Mary's data; Barnard Castle National Boys’ School (Durham County Record Office ref. E/SW/G312); Private Individual; Service Number: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Date of Birth: St Mary's data; Place of Birth: St Mary's data; Cause of Death: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Date of Death: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Death Notice / Obituary: Teesdale Mercury 02.08.1916 - Page 4: Column 5; Buried: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Notes: Barnard Castle National Boys’ School (Durham County Record Office ref. E/SW/G312); Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;