THOMAS LAWTON KAY 

Rank: Private
Service Number: 272.
Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps Survived
Age 72





 

Born Oughtrington in 1888, his parents were Joseph and Emily Kay,  Thomas Lawton worked as an Accountants Clerk before the war. The 1911 census shows Thomas age 23, single and living with his parents and seven of his nine siblings at Dog Bridge, Lymm.

Thomas enlisted shortly after war was declared, his medal index card shows that he arrived in France 16 January 1915. He was demobbed 15 February 1919.






Thomas standing in the middle, with his brothers Frederick (left) Henry (right) John (seated middle)




After the war he lived in London on the 10 September 1921 he married Elise may Darby at St. Peters, Streatham.