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Person Details
08 Oct 1881
Brownhills,Staffordshire
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) who he had married at Bulwell on the 16th February 1901. He had four children Thomas, aged 15 years, Alice, Horace and Elizabeth the youngest born in March 1916, who he never saw as he was in France and Flanders when she was born.
He was employed as a coal miner at Newstead Colliery
01 Aug 1916
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Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He 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.
His name is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France
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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