1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Thomas Robert Tokley

Contributed by: Denis Tokley, on 2008-11-11

Bob Tokley
Rank
First Name Thomas Robert
Surname Tokley
Year of Birth 1894
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Place of Wartime Residence Sible Hedingham, Essex

Thomas Robert's Story

Halstead Gazette Newspaper 9th March 1917:

Mr & Mrs Tokley of Alexandria Rd, Sible Hedingham, Essex, have received information that their son Private Thomas Robert Tokley of the R.A.M.C. is lying dangerously ill, suffering from shell wounds. Previous to enlisting about 16 months ago he was employed as a Grocer's Assistant at Little Waltham. He has been in France eight months. Mr & Mrs Tokley have two other sons serving & another one on the point of joining up.

Later Note:

Private T. R. Tokley died from his wounds on Monday 5th March 1917. He is buried in Varennes Military Cemetery, France.

Private Bob Tokley, 22nd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corp

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