Bolton, Thomas

BORN HULL 1885. SON OF BENJAMIN CHARLES BOLTON (1842-1905) & HENRIETTA JEWITT (1844-1903), OF HULL. AN OIL MILL MOULDER. HUSBAND TO CATHERINE. FATHER TO EDWARD, ALFRED & BENJAMIN (KIA 1940 DUNKIRK). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, 01/07/1916, AGED 31. HE IS BURIED AT LA BOISSELLE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL. HIS SON BENJAMIN WAS KILLED AT DUNKIRK IN 1940. HDM PHOTO 27/02/2014.*
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First name:
THOMAS
Military Number:
11333
Rank:
Private
Date Died
6027
Place died:
Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boisselle, Somme, France
Age:
31
88 , CUMBERLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK