Born: 1 February 1895.
Family: The third child of Harry and Mary Jane Paddington of 59 Green End, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Thomas married Eva M Austin in 1919 and our research suggests they had 6 children together – Bernard C, John, Leslie T, Vera, Roy and Rita N.
Civilian Occupation: He joined the British Postal Service on the 2 September 1929; the 1939 Register shows him as a postal driver.
Residence: In 1939 the family were living at 25 Egerton Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Died: In 1968 aged 73.
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Service Number: 13383
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: 3 February 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation