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Tom Harry WILDE

Corporal 124 Tom Harry WILDE
Royal Army Medical Core, 54th (1st/1st East Anglian) Casualty Clearing Station (Territorial Force)

Died at Sea,   Friday 13th August 1915,   Gallipoli,   age 36

Home address:153 Dearne Road, Bolton-On Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Born:1879, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Hannah Wilde and George Wild
33 Stalybridge Road, Mottram, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Maria Wilde (née Schoolden)
153 Dearne Road, Bolton-On Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Occupation:Pneumatic Signal Fitter, Great Central Railway
Enlisted:Wath-On-Dearne, County Durham
Remembered:Helles Memorial, Turkey,
panel 237.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Embarked on H.M.T. Royal Edward on passage from Alexandria to Gallipoli. Corporal Wild died at sea during the sinking of the H.M.T. Royal Edward at Gallipoli, on August 13th 1915. She took only six minutes to sink after being hit by torpedoes.

In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet his name is spelt Tom Harry Wild.