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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 16th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
Person Details
Nottingham
Thomas George was born in 1891 in St Ann's, Nottingham and was the husband of Mary Ellen Hackett whom he married in 1913 in Nottingham (later Morris). In the 1911 census he is shown as being 21 yrs of age, single and a Private in the 2nd Border Regiment at Martinique Barracks, Alton, Hampshire.
25 Sep 1915
24
731719 - CWGC Website
8547
Private
2nd Bn Border Regiment
Thomas Henshaw enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 2nd Border Regiment. He landed in France on 5th October 1914 and was killed in action less than a year later on 25th September 1915. Thomas has no known grave and is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Dud Corner (Panel 68 & 69).
Armistice Day 2018: poppy cross placed on the Midland Railway Company Employees memorial, Nottingham, in memory of Private Henhaw: 'In remembrance Pte Thomas G Henshaw 8547 2nd Bn Border Regiment killed on 25.9.15 aged 24 1st day of Battle Loos France.'
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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 16th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Thomas George Henshaw - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 16th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
  • Midland Railway Company Employees memorial - poppy cross in memory of Thomas Henshaw, Armistice Day, 11 November 2018. Photograph Rachel Farrand.
    Thomas George Henshaw - Midland Railway Company Employees memorial - poppy cross in memory of Thomas Henshaw, Armistice Day, 11 November 2018. Photograph Rachel Farrand.