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Name Thomas Henry Ryles
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Family Circumstances

Son of Thomas and Margaret Marshall.

7 New Grey Street, Sunderland.


Unit of Service "B" Company 1st/7th Durham Light Infantry.
Number and Rank 7/ 2901
Date & Place of Death 25th May 1915.  Flanders,
Grave Location
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Where Commemorated
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Menin Gate

Details of any Medals, conflict, training or operations which the deceased had participated in during service.

Thomas was awarded the 1915 Star, The British War Medal. and the Victory Medal.

He died aged 20 at the Battle of Bellewaarde Ridge which was during the secoind Battle of Ypres.

Other general information. online links, images etc.

Below:The Service Book showing Thomas's service and medal entitlement.

 

Below: The Index commemorating the fallen at The Menin Gate.

 

 

Below: The Menin Gate memorial.

 

 

 

 

 


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