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He was married to Emma Truman in 1914 (marriage registered Oct/Nov/Dec). They were living at 13 Gladstone Street Nottingham at the time of his death.
22 Mar 1918
236549 - CWGC Website
He enlisted in Nottingham
104th Field Coy Royal Engineers
He was reported missing on 22 March 1918 but his death was not confirmed until the following year. He is buried in Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, near Aisne, France (grave ref. II.A.28). He qualified for the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 31 January 1919: ‘Bland. Missing March 22nd 1918, now reported killed, Sapper Tom Bland, Royal Engineers, husband of Emma Bland, 13 Gladstone Street, St Mary.’ Rachel Farrand
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