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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Bulwell Nottingham
He was the son of Fanny and Thomas Allington and the brother of Ernest, Archie and Elsie Allington. In 1911 they lived at 12 York Cottages Coventry Road Bulwell Nottingham. His father had died on 5th July 1915 as the result of injuries sustained in an accident underground on 1st July 1915.
In 1911 he was a pit pony driver below ground.
23 Aug 1916
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498491 - CWGC Website
L/11120
Sergeant
Royal Horse Artillery
Sgt. Thomas Allington, “A” Battery, 152nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery, died of wounds on 23rd August 1916. He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery. grave reference 9.F.12
In memoriam published 23rd August 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post : - “ALLINGTON. – In loving memory of Sgt. Thomas Allington, who died August 23rd, 1916, from wounds received in action. To forget him is vain endeavour, loving memories cling for ever. – His loving fiancée Lizzie.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Thomas Allington - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle