Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Paul Tupsley

Inscription

In memory

Of their

Son

Thomas Kinnersley

Border Regt

Killed in France April 14 1917

Aged 32

In memory

Of their

Adopted son

Herbert Stephens

Border Regt

Killed in France Nov 18 1916

Aged 20 years

NB These two memorials are on either side of the stepped cross - the cross is now broken

Place of Inscription

St Paul Tupsley

Herefordshire

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Thomas William

Kinnersley

1885

Hereford, Herefordshire

14th April 1917

Killed in action in the advance on Twin Copses on the Somme from the Holnon area of the frontline - they were consolidating an advance on Fayet - it was a success but initial casualties took place on one flank with a machine gun. Thomas was killed here but his body was never discovered.

32

Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, Somme, France

First World War

Private

11th Battalion Border Regiment

B Company

Herefordshire Regiment, 3rd Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Remembered on the same memorial as his adopted brother Herbert 'Bertie' Stephens - who also served in the same battalions as him. Thomas probably saw his 'brother' fall - Bertie was killed in November 1916.

Other Records from the same place:

Kinnersley

First World War

Thomas William

Kinnersley

11th Battalion Border Regiment

Stephens

First World War

Herbert

Stephens

11th Battalion Border Regiment

Morris

Second World War

Dennis Henry

Morris

6th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment

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Other Records from the same battalion/unit/squadron:

Haines

First World War

George Albert

Haines

11th Battalion Border Regiment

Kinnersley

First World War

Thomas William

Kinnersley

11th Battalion Border Regiment

Stephens

First World War

Herbert

Stephens

11th Battalion Border Regiment

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