1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Thomas Else

Contributed by: Katherine Heaton, on 2008-11-04

No portrait available
First Name Thomas
Surname Else
Year of Birth 1897
Year of Death 1918
Regiment King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
Place of Wartime Residence Wigan, Lancashire

Thomas's Story

Thomas was twenty when he died. He was wounded and died of his injuries. He was buried in Houchin British Cemetery. He left behind his mother Mary Catherine. His father Joseph who was my great uncle had died just a few weeks before Thomas. He received two medals. Thomas uncle Walter Else was killed in 1916.

Other memories

No additional memories have been submitted

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.