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He was the husband of Mary Hannah (née Jackson formerly Henerys) Ushon and the step father of Lizzie (née Jackson) Stainforth. In 1911 Ushon was lodging with his future wife who was listed as a widow.
He was a slater.
11 Jul 1916
817775 - CWGC Website
30 Wilford Road Nottingham
13th Bn Durham Light Infantry
Ushon attested 4/1/1915 and arrived in France 12/10/1915. On enlistment Ushon was 5' 2" tall and weighed 154lbs. He was buried in a 'small cemetery near road just s. of Fricourt 3 miles e. of Albert' (ASR) but the grave must have been subsequently destroyed because he is commemorated at Thiepval.
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged), 28 July 1916: ‘Ushon. Died of wounds July 11th 1916, Private Thomas Ushon, DLI, husband of Mary Ushon. Wife and daughter Lizzie’ Thiepval memorial Panels 14A and 15C Research Rachel Farrand and David Nunn
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