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Thomas Frederick was born in 1896 the son of Thomas Dominick Moran a bricklayer and Florence Moran née Bish. His father was born in 1859 in Ballina County Mayo and his mother in 1871 at Nottingham. They were married in 1896 in Nottingham and had eleven children five of whom died in fancy or childhood. Thomas’s surviving siblings, all born in Nottingham except Robert (Blagdon Somerset), were Arthur b.1895, James b.1900, Robert b.1901, Margaret b.1904 and Catherine b.1906. In 1911 they lived at 12 Cavendish Street and at the time of Thomas’s death at 17 Nugent Street St Ann’s Well Road (both Nottingham).
He was a barman upon enlistment.
01 Jul 1916
196945 - CWGC Website
37 Broad Oak Close Corporation Road St Ann's Nottingham
7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Thomas Frederick Moran was serving in the Territorials at the outbreak of the war. He joined the 7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters enlisting on 6th September 1915. He was embodied on 6th September 1915 and embarked from Southampton on 18th March 1916 arriving at the base depot on 19th March 1916. On 22nd April he joined the battalion in the field. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
Foncquevillers Military Cemetery Grave Reference: I L 30. Recorded by CWGC as F Moran
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