Hyde War Memorial Trust

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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:353 Stockport Road, 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:Weaver, Gibraltar Mill
He enlisted in:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered on:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,   Panel 46 - 48 and 50
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.

In loving remembrance of our dear son.
Mr. and Mrs. Samson.
Peace, perfect peace.
Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling June 25th 1921