Rank: Private
Service Number:24236.
Regiment: 2nd Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died Tuesday 27th June 1916
Age 20
County Memorial Unknown
Commemorated\Buried Bethune Town Cemetery

Joseph Thomas's Story.

  Joseph was born in Birkenhead, Cheshire in 1896. He lived with his father John, a flour mill labourer, & his mother Hannah at 20 Payson Street, Birkenhead. He had 3 brothers, John, William & Henry & 3 sisters, Ellen, Eva & Lillian. By 1911 they were living at 107 Market Street, Hoylake, Cheshire. Joseph was a butcher's boy. They later moved to 22 School Lane, Hoylake.
  Jospeh enlisted in Birkenhead. He entered France on the 12th October 1915. He died of wounds received in action on the 27th June 1916. He is buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, France. V E85.

Researched by: Darryl Porrino