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Private 10310 Thomas SHERWIN of 1st Bn., Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action Thursday 22nd October 1914, La Bassee, France, age 22

Home address:105 George Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1892, Kingston, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Emma Sherwin and Charles Sherwin of 75 George Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Coal Miner
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France,   Panel 13
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

From the North Cheshire Herald, 6th March 1915, page 8, column 6:

Private T. Sherwin Mission: Reported Killed.
To the growing list of local men who have laid down their lives for their country is now added that of Pte. T. Sherwin of George Street, Hyde, who was reported as missing in an engagement on the 22 October. In his last letter, which was received before the 22nd Oct., he said he was in the pink of condition, and said he hoped he would not be long before he was back. Information has been received from many unofficial sources that he was killed in action.