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Remembered Today:

Pte Thomas ELLIS, 2 Leinster Regt, KiA 26.3.18

Guest Pete Wood

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Guest Pete Wood

Remembering Today:

Pte Thomas ELLIS, 5201 2 Bn, Leinster Regt, who died aged 41 on 26.03.18. Pozières Memorial, France


Initials: T

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Leinster Regiment

Unit Text: 2nd Bn.

Age: 41

Date of Death: 26/03/1918

Service No: 5201

Additional information: Son of Sarah Coleman, of Newton Flotman, Norwich, and the late Thomas Coleman.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78


SDGW states:

Born Sketkin, Norfolk

Enlisted Norwich

Formerly 31005 Bedford Regiment

Killed in Action

The Coleman name is very famous in this part of the world; powerful English mustard.

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Guest Pete Wood

This was a particularly bad month, in term of losses, with around 60 men killed or died of wounds.

The 26th and 27th of the month were the worst days.

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