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The Great War => 1914 - 1918 => Topic started by: Tim Bell on November 25, 2021, 07:10:45 AM

Title: Pte 21747 Thomas Roberts – 1/5th Bn
Post by: Tim Bell on November 25, 2021, 07:10:45 AM
Thomas Roberts died in August 1918, cause not known. His mother received a pension.
The son of Maria Theresa Roberts of 119 Victoria Avenue, Blackley.
All I can find are the WFA cards.
Title: Re: Pte 4747 Thomas Roberts – 1/5th Bn
Post by: PaulC on November 25, 2021, 12:25:32 PM
This man, correct number is 21747: https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/57925/w-t-roberts/
Title: Re: Pte 4747 Thomas Roberts – 1/5th Bn
Post by: Tim Bell on November 25, 2021, 01:52:35 PM
Thanks Paul
Title: Re: Pte 4747 Thomas Roberts – 1/5th Bn
Post by: Gingerfreak on November 25, 2021, 02:57:07 PM
I have two Thomas Roberts:
The nearest is that of 21747 Pte Thomas Roberts. He was originally in the 23rd Battalion, A Company 4 Platoon. There is a company photograph available. He was posted to the 18th Batt Man Regt.Then later posted into the 1/5th.
Title: Re: Pte 4747 Thomas Roberts – 1/5th Bn
Post by: Tim Bell on November 25, 2021, 03:20:46 PM
Thanks GF,
The mystery of the none non-com is solved.
Tim