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16438 Thomas Heveron 8th East Lancashire Regiment


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I'm after any further details Thomas Heveron  I have just aquired his 1914-15 Star He was entitled to BWM & Vic medals plus SWB 343654


Enlisted 12 Sept 1914. (possibly Bolton/Accrington?)


His surname is spelt different on the paperwork Ive seen


Thanks in advance




I have his MIC, Medal Rolls, SWB list


Name: Thomas Heveron Military Year: 1914-1915

Rank: Private Medal Awarded: 1914-15 Star

Regiment or Corps: Labour Corps

Regimental Number: 5297 46

Previous Units: 8th East Lancs. 16438


Name: Thomas Heveran

Regiment or Corps: LC WC Ex E Lancs Regimental Number: 529746



Name: Thomas Heveran

Discharge Unit: W.C.L.C. ex E. Lancs Regiment:

W.C.L.C. ex E. Lancs Regimental Number: 529746

Rank: Pte

Badge Number: 343654 Piece: 3187 List Number: LC 1201-1500 Record Group: WO Record Class: 329

Edited by ATNOMIS
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Looks as if reason for discharge was GSW left foot. 30% disability. WFA card. Address on card is 60, Argyle Street, Bolton.

Listed as wounded War Office casualty list dated 25/8/16

Edited by Mark1959
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Thomas Heveron was born on 20 November 1883 in Rochdale, Lancashire, his father, Thomas, was 32 and his mother, Bridget (Murphy was born in 1846 in Ireland), was 37. He was married  Margaret Crawford in January 1912. He died in December 1972 in Rochdale, Lancashire, at the age of 89.



The 1911 Census

Name Thomas Heveron Age in 1911 26
Estimated Birth Year abt 1885
Relation to Head Head
Place Rochdale, Lancashire, England 
Street Address 25 Union St Rochdale
Marital Status Single
Occupation Dyer Worsted
Registration district Rochdale Registration District Number 470 Sub-registration district Wardleworth ED, institution, or vessel 7 Piece 24657
Household Members
NameAge NameThomas Heveron Age26
NameEdward Heveron Age28 KIA 240735 Died 06/09/1917 1st/6th Bn.Lancashire Fusiliers
NameWilliam Heveron Age22
NameRose A Carroll Age59
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