1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Thomas Henry Murphy

Contributed by: Silvia Rimmer, on 2008-11-08

Thomas Henry Murphy
First Name Thomas Henry
Surname Murphy
Year of Birth 1894
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)
Place of Wartime Residence Salford, Greater Manchester

Thomas Henry's Story

Killed on 15-07-1916 at the battle of the Somme. He received a military medal for bravery, but died before this could be awarded.

His Father collected the medal at a ceremony in Heaton Park, Manchester.

He was the only son of a family of five siblings - he left behind four sisters. My second cousin has a collection of twenty-four letters that he wrote home to his sisters during his service.

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