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Father: Thomas Bickley Yeomans, born in 1878 in Nottingham, working as a cotton winder overlooked. Mother: Annie B., born in 1877 in Nottingham. Sister: Kate, born in 1900 in Nottingham. The family lived at 14 Temple Place, Nottingham before moving to 7 Meadow Street, Canal Street, Nottingham, and later 28 Queen's Road, Meadows, Nottingham
Thomas Yeoman worked as a viewer at Raleigh Cycle Co. Munitions.
01 Jul 1917
775460 - CWGC Website
1/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Thomas Yeomans attested on 09/12/1915 at Nottingham, and he was mobilised on 16/02/1916 at Derby. He was posted to 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters for training on 17/02/1916, and was then posted to 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters and to France on 20/06/1916. He transferred to 1/5th Battalion on 06/07/1916 and was appointed lance corporal on 04/09/1916. He had been appointed acting corporal at the time he was killed in action on 01/07/1917 during the Battle of Arras.
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