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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord .  Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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29 Jun 1897
Cheltenham
Eric was the son of Joseph Arden Thomas a chemist and Kate Snow (formerly Thomas) of 'Cotswold' Mill Way Mill Hill London. They had four children :- Kathleen Ida, Geoffrey A, Eric Lawrence and Josephine Alice. In 1901 they lived at Oxford Buildings London Road Cheltenham. By 1911 the family had moved to Bath.
He was a student at St Cuthbert's College Sparken Hill Worksop 1910- 1914
18 Sep 1918
21
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Lieutenant
13th Bn Welsh Regiment
He joined the army as a private in August 1914 receiving his commission in June 1915. He first entered a theatre of war (France) on 26th June 1916. He had been signalling officer for the last two years and was killed while fixing a signalling station at Gouzeancourt. He is buried in Gouzencourt New British Cemetery Nord France Grave Reference: IV E 16
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord .  Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Eric Lawrence Thomas - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord . Courtesy of Murray Biddle