John William Thomas

Personal Details

Born: 9 August 1894 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 5 September 1894 at St. Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch.

Family: He was the eldest of six children born to John Thomas, a farm labourer, and his wife Ellen (Nellie). He married Mary Elizabeth Purcell in 1930 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. No children can be traced for the marriage.

Residence: From the time of his birth in 1894 until at least 1901 John and his family were living at Rising Sun Cottages, Wrexham Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. In 1911 his address was Chemistry Farm, Whitchurch. In 1939 he and his wife had made their home at Whitewell Villa, Whitewell, Nr. Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Employment: In 1911 he was a cowman on a farm and by 1939 he was a labourer in a timber yard.

Died: Not known

Military Details

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Further Military details not known

Medals and Awards

Not known



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