Dunn, Thomas Harry

Thomas Harry (Henry) 


1894 - 1918
Rank Rifleman
Service no.B/200008
Regiment Rifle Brigade
DiedJuly 21, 1918



Thomas Harry (Henry)

Thomas was born in 1894 in Leicester to John Dunn, a railway checker and Sarah Jane (nee Smith). He was the youngest of 5 children –
Walter Frederick 1885-1893
Ernest K 1888
Albert J 1889
Ethel L 1893
Thomas Harry 1894

In 1901 census the family lived at 176 Mount Rd., Leicester and in 1911 they were at 10 Mere Rd.

In 1914 Thomas married Eunice Hurst in Leicester and in 1915 they had a daughter, Ethel M.

Thomas enlisted in the Leicestershire Reg, giving his address as 26 Edwyn St, and became Rifleman B/200008 in the Rifle Brigade. He Died of Wounds, aged 24, on 21.7.1918 and is buried at Pernes British Cemetery, France.
Thomas’s photograph is in Illustrated Chronicle 24.8.1918 Pg 4.