Freeman, Thomas

Thomas Freeman, 11th WYR.

BORN HULL 1888. SON OF STEPHEN FREEMAN & SARAH FREEMAN, OF 28 EXCHANGE STREET, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL. ONE OF SIX SONS AND NO SISTERS.

Freeman family of 28 Exchange Street, Hull, HDM 16.02.1916

HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH SMITH, OF 2 ELLEN’S TERRACE, FINSBURY STREET, HULL. HE HD WORKED TEN YEARS FOR MESSRS, HOLMES TANERY SCULOCATES LANE.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL IN SEPTEMBER 1914. HE SERVED WITH THE 11TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE WAS MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES FOR CONSPICIOUS BRAVERY IN THE FIELD, BETWEEN THE 7TH AND 12TH JUNE 1917

THOMAS FREEMAN WAS KILLED WHILE UNDERTAKING STRETCHER BEARER DUTIES, ON 20/09/1917, AGED 29. HE IS COMMEMORATED AT THE TYNE COT MEMORIAL.

HIS BROTHERS ALSO SERVED – ALFRED (RFA), ARTHUR (NOTTS), STEPHEN (EYR) & WALTER (RFA)) – HIS BROTHERS WERE PICTURED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 16/02/1916. *


First name:
THOMAS
Military Number:
13952
Rank:
Private
Date Died
20/09/1917
Place died:
Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Age:
29
28 , EXCHANGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK