Tom Nicholls Scotchbrook

View Tom Nicholls on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Service number:
36155
Rank:
Private
Service:
Northumberland Fusiliers
Origin:
Date of birth:
29 November 1893
Date of death:
05 June 1917
Age at Death:
23
SCOTCHBROOK Tom Nicholls

Known information

Private Tom Nicholls Scotchbook, 20th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, was the son of Tom and Mary Scotchbrook of Chapel Lane, Ketton, where he was born on the 29 November 1893. He was a gardener before enlisting on 20 January 1916, in the West Yorkshire Regiment, and in April that year was sent to Malta, and subsequently to France. Around March 1917, he was transferred to the Northumberland Fusiliers. He was reported missing in action on 5 June 1917 but he was not confirmed dead until 15 March the following year. His body was never found and Tom is remembered on the Arras Memorial as well as on Ketton's war memorial.

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