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Evesham Cemetery

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Also of Thomas Henry Their Second Son

Gunner R.G.A. Killed in Action in France

21 June 1917 Aged 40 years

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Evesham Cemetery

Worcestershire

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Thomas Henry

Blakeley

1876

Worcester, Worcestershire

21st June 1917

Killed in action when Tom was mortally injured after a shell hit his trench shelter near Ploegsteert where the battery was in support of the Australians at Messines

40

Berks Cemetery Extension, Belgium

First World War

Gunner

353rd Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery

Originally buried at Chateau Rosenberg Military Cemetery near Ploegsteert in Belgium. He worked as a draper's salesman in London for companies like Selfridges and Warings. He had only been at the front for a few months before he was killed.

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