1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Tom Maples

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Tom Maples
Rank
First Name Tom
Surname Maples
Year of Birth 1893
Year of Death 1984
Regiment Suffolk Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Camberwell, London

Tom's Story

Tom enlisted on the day after his marriage in November 1914. He joined the 15th Battalion the Suffolk Regiment, and became assistant signal instructor to the 2/6th Cyclists Battalion until 1918. He was lucky in so much as the toss of a coin decided that he was not deployed overseas until after the Armistice.

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