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  • Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
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New Tupton Chesterfield Derbyshire
Thomas Wass known as Tom was the son of George a coal miner hewer and Sarah Wass née Hunt of 51 Truman Street and later 29 Bestwood Road Butler's Hill (both Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire). His father was born in 1861 at Wessington, Derbyshire and his mother Sarah Hunt was born in 1866 Tupton, Chesterfield, they were married in 1885 their marriage was recorded in the Chesterfield registration district, they went on to have 13 children sadly three died in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children were , William b1886 Annie b1887, Alice b1889, James b1890, Mary Ellen b1891, Hannah b1893, George b1895, Tom b1897, Joe b1899 and Fred b1901 all were born at Tupton except for Fred who was born in Hucknall. In the 1911 census the family are living at 51 Truman Street, Hucknall and are shown as George 50 yrs a coal miner hewer he is living with his wife Sarah 45 yrs and their children, Mary Ellen 20 yrs a motor car fitter, Hannah 18 yrs a motor car fitter, Tom 14 yrs a coal miner pony driver, Joe 12 yrs a scholar and Fred 10 yrs a scholar.
He was a miner (ganger).
03 Jul 1917
20
996821 - CWGC Website
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Private
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) Private Thomas Wass enlisted at Hucknall. He went to France on 25th August 1915 and died of wounds 3rd July 1917, age 20. He is buried at Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France (grave ref. Plot III. Row E, Grave 3).
CWGC headstone personal inscription: 'Too dearly loved to be forgotten mother and brothers'
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  • Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
    Tom Wass - Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Photograph courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
    Tom Wass - Photograph courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.