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  • 25944 Private Thomas Alfred Girlin Hunt was killed in action during the battalions attack on 4 October 1917. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Photo by Frederik Sohier. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse
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Somercotes Derbyshire
He was the son of Joseph and Harriett Hunt and the brother of Harriet Jane, Joseph and Violet Norah Hunt. In 1911 they lived at Gate Inn Cottages Awsworth Nottinghamshire.
He was a collier (hewer).
04 Oct 1917
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1632753 - CWGC Website
25944
Kimberley Lane Awsworth
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Thomas A G Hunt went to France with 16th battalion on 16 March 1916. He had enlisted on 12th May 1915. On 3 September 1916 Thomas was wounded - gun shot wound to left leg. and returned to UK on the HS Stad Antwerpen, arriving on 18 September 1916. After recovery he was sent to 9th Battalion and joined them on 16 June 1917. On 4 October 1917 the battalion was in the fore of an attack towards Poelcappelle, Belgium. The attack was successful with many gallantry medals being awarded including a VC. Thomas was killed in the mud of Flanders and he has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. John Morse
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  • 25944 Private Thomas Alfred Girlin Hunt was killed in action during the battalions attack on 4 October 1917. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Photo by Frederik Sohier. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse
    Thomas Alfred Girlin Hunt's name on Memorial - 25944 Private Thomas Alfred Girlin Hunt was killed in action during the battalions attack on 4 October 1917. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Photo by Frederik Sohier. Visited and wreath laid by John Morse