Private Thomas Edward Angrave, 3605

  • Batt - 1/5
  • Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Section - "d" Company
  • Date of Birth - 1897
  • Died - 17/08/1915
  • Age - 18

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Source: Michael Doyle Their Name Liveth For Evermore: The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland.
He was the son of George Angrave a Hosiery Needlemaker, born 1867 in Loughborough, Leicestershire and his wife Catherine, born 1864 in Shepshed, Leicestershire. Thomas Edward was born in 1897 in Loughborough, Leicestershire, his siblings were George Randall, born in 1898 and Catherine Mary, born 1900, both siblings were born in Loughborough, Leicestershire, in March 1901 the family home was at 38, Paget Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire. In April 1911 Thomas was employed as a Hosiery Office Student Clerk and had two further siblings, Annie, born 1902 and Elizabeth, born 1904, both siblings were born in Loughborough, Leicestershire, he was residing with his widowed mother at the family home at 40, Paget Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire. His brother George Randall also fell. Thomas is also entered in the Register MR.29 Menin Gate, Ypres. The War Diary for today records. At 4.00pm General KEMP commanding 138th Brigade paid his first visit to the left sector. Between 5.00 and 5.30pm our 4.7’s fired on enemy trenches in front of 50. At 10.30pm a draft of 80 men having arrived were taken on the strength of the Battn.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Burial Place - Ii M 19, Sanctuary Wood Cemetery
  • Other Memorials - Loughborough Carillon, War Memorial Bell Tower,
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Cause of death - KILLED IN ACTION
  • Burial Commemoration - Sanctuary Wood Cem., Zillebeke, Belgium
  • Born - Loughborough, Leics
  • Enlisted - Loughborough, Leics
  • Place of Residence - 40 Paget Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England

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