SALTMARSH, Thomas T

Service:
Army
Rank:
Private
Unit:
15th Bn. D.L.I
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
181748
Home Address:
Church View, Staindrop
Family Details:

Thomas was the younger brother of Fred. Thomas & Fred were the great uncles of Edward and Geoff Rawlinson, Shirley McGonagle (nee Kellett), Peter Kellett and Brian Kellett, who were all grandchildren of Annie, sister of Fred and Thomas.

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Unknown
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Battle of Arras
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Burial:
Cojeul British Cemetery, St. Martin-sur-Cojeul
Obituary:
Unknown
Notes:

He joined the 15th Durham Light Infantry in August 1915 & served in France. Thomas was killed in the Battle of Arras on 10th April, 1917 aged 23 & is buried In Cojeul British Cemetery, St. Martin-sur-Cojeul.

Unit changed from 13th Bn. to 15th Bn. to agree with CWGC records

 

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