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Kirkby in Ashfield, Notts
He was the son of John and Eliza Ann Tate and the brother of John Robert and Kate Tate. In 1911 they lived at 1 Sherwood Street Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire.
He was a joiner.
18 Sep 1917
27
239085 - CWGC Website
28991
Corporal
L Signals Bn Royal Engineers
Corporal Tom Tate, served with “L” Signal Company Royal Engineers, he died at the 5th Stationary Hospital on 18th September 1917 due to accidental injuries. He is buried in Janval Cemetery, Dieppe.
Article published on 28th September 1917 in the Mansfield Reporter and Sutton Times :- “KIRKBY DESPATCH RIDER DIES IN HOSPITAL. “News has come through to his parents of the death, in hospital in France, from injuries to the skull, of Corporal T. Tate, motor cyclist despatch rider in the Royal Engineers. Corporal Tate enlisted very early in the war, prior to which he was in business with his father and brother as builders and contractors. Corporal Tate's only brother is in hospital in England. suffering from wounds.” Above article is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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