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08 Oct 1881
Thomas was born at Brownhills, in Staffordshire on 8th October 1881, the son of James Horace and Eliza Everton (nee Wood). He was employed at the Newstead Colliery. He had lived in Daybrook about nine years at 18, Sherbrook Road, Daybrook with his wife Mary Everton (Nee Mason born 1881) who he had married at Bulwell on the 16th February 1901. He had four children Thomas James born 1901, Mary Alice b1903, Horace born 1908 and Elizabeth the youngest born in March 1916, who he never saw as he was in France and Flanders when she was born. In the 1911 census the family are living at 18 Sherbrook Road, Arnold and are shown as Thomas Everton 30 yrs a coal miner hewer, he is living with his wife Mary 3 yrs and their children, Thomas 9 yrs a scholar, Alice 7 yrs and Horace 3 yrs of age. Following his death his widow Mary was awarded a pension of 25 shillings a week which commenced on 26th March 1917.
He was employed as a coal miner at Newstead Colliery
01 Aug 1916
2942101 - CWGC Website
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Thomas James Everton enlisted in August 1915, into the 17th (Welbeck Rangers) Battalion which had been raised in Nottingham in June of that year, by the Mayor and the Duke of Portland and was known as the “Welbeck Rangers” in honour of the Duke who lived on the Welbeck estate in north Nottinghamshire. Thomas landed at Havre in France with his battalion on the 6th March 1916, and within a very short time they were put into the front line and quickly became seasoned troops. He was killed during a raid at Givenchy on 1st August 1916, having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Loos memorial.
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    Thomas James Everton - Photo provided courtesy of Cliff Hously
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    Thomas Everton his family - Photo provided courtesy of Cliff Housley