Bembridge, Thomas

Thomas 

Bembridge

1900 - 1918
Aged18
Rank Private
Service no.57689
Regiment 1/8 Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
DiedSeptember 27, 1918

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Thomas
Bembridge

Thomas was born in 1900 to Thomas Bembridge, a railway engine stoker and Emma (nee Wright). They had 6 children –
William George 1898
Thomas 1899
Frederick 1901
Doris Jane 1903
Harry 1905
Edith 1907

In 1901 census the family lived at 13 Frederick Road, Leicester and in 1911 census they had moved to no. 29.

Thomas enlisted as Private 57689 in 1/8 Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. He was Killed in Action, aged 18, on 27.9.1918 and is buried at Ribecourt Rd. Cemetery (2 row D grave 3).

Thomas’s photograph is in Illustrated Chronicle 7.12.1918 Pg 1.
Leicester Mercury 15.11.1918 Pg 3.

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