Born in Norbury, Cheshire in 1894 and living in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, the fifth son of Thomas Maddocks and the late Annie Maddocks of Mount Free Cottage, Tarporley Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
The 1911 Census shows Thomas as an agricultural labourer.
Thomas’s three brothers William, Joseph and John all lost their lives in the Great War.
Regiment : 1st Battalion Manchester Regiment
Rank : Lance Corporal
Service Number : 2232
Died; Iraq 16 May 1917 Aged 23