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Name:
Thomas Errington Sayer
Casualty No.:
Initials:
T. E.
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Captain
Unit:
11th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (Attached to 10th Battalion)
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Barnard Castle, 4 John Street
Civilian Employment:
Teacher
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 Reuben and Jane Sayer of 12 Market Place. 

He married Hilda Steward of Earl's Colne on 8th July 1916.

Notes:

Thomas was educated at the Church School , where he gained a scholarship to the North Eastern County School. He went on to Armstrong College , Newcastle , where he obtained ha B.Sc. degree.

At the outbreak of war he was Science Master at the Grammar School Earl's Colne, Essex. He joined the University and Public School Battalion in September 1914 as private. In December 1914, Thomas was gazetted second  lieutenant in the 11t h King' s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry , stationed at Cannock Chare and was given the rank of Captain in early 1916.

Teesdale Mercury-23/12/1914: Local and other notes: Obtained commission

Teesdale Mercury-01/03/1916: Local and other notes: Made Captain

Teesdale Mercury-04/10/1916: Roll of Honour Notice

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First Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Private Individual; Last Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Private Individual; Initials: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Private Individual; Ranks: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Unit: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Home Address: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Notes: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); 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; Place of Death: Teesdale Mercury; Overseas Commemorated: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;