Thomas Robert Tokley
Contributed by: Denis Tokley, on 2008-11-11
|First Name||Thomas Robert|
|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.
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