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Thomas SAMPSON

Rifleman S/10340 Thomas SAMPSON of 9th Bn., Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own)

Killed in Action Wednesday 5th January 1916, Belgium, age 17

Of:42 Joel Lane, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1899, Lees, Lancashire
Parents:Jane Alice Sampson and Thomas Sampson of Irk Bank, Luzley Brook, Royton, Oldham, Lancashire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Piecer, Spinning Mill
He enlisted in:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Panel 46 - 48 and 50 of the memorial in Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Notes:Enlisted underage.
Commonwealth War Grave says died 04/01/1916.
Died when shot by German Sniper, when going into action.