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Place of Birth: Appleby, Westmorland
Service No: 17799
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 6th (Service) Battalion
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-14
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. M. 1.
CWGC Cemetery: LONSDALE CEMETERY, AUTHUILE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
Thomas Walton was the son of Christopher and Hannah Walton, née Longhorn.
1891 Appleby, Westmorland Census: Doomsgate - Thomas Walton, aged 6 years, born Appleby, son of Christopher and Hannah Walton.
1901 Appleby, Westmorland Census: Doomsgate - Thomas Walton, aged 16 years, born Appleby, son of Christopher and Hannah Walton.
Thomas was married to Agnes Ann Fawcett in 1908.
1911 Hawes, Yorkshire Census: The Hill - Thomas Walton, aged 27 years, born Appleby, Westmorland, husband of Agnes Ann Walton.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: A/Cpl Thomas Walton, 17799, Yorkshire Regiment. Theatre of War [first served in]: (2B) Balkan[s]. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 21 November 1915.
For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
WALTON, Corporal Tom, [Hawes], Yorkshire Regiment, killed in action Sept. 14, 1916.
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A/Corporal Thomas WALTON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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