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Born: 1892, Baildon
Died: 21 February 1919
Buried: Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Baildon
Address: Westgate, Baildon
Parents: William and Rachael
Spouse: Emily
Siblings: Frank and three sisters
Occupation: Blacksmith and shoesmith
Organisations/clubs:
Military
Rank: Sapper
Medals/awards:
Rolls of Honour: Baildon Methodist Church
Children:
Regiment: Royal Engineers, 23rd Signal Coy
Tom Greenwood
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Tom was buried in the yard of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Baildon adn here is a memorial in Stoney Royd Cemetery, Halifax. The headstone in Baildon was removed in the 1960s and CWGC have plans to erect a memorial. In the 1901 census, the family, with five children, lived at 6 Westgate, Baildon and Tom’s father, William, was a carter. By 1911, his brother Frank was a zinc and tinsmith while his three sisters, aged between 21 and 37, were in the worsted trade. The photograph of Tom appeared in the Shipley Times & Express on 3 August 1917 with a brief note to say that he had been at home from the front, ill.
Thanks to Tish and Michael Lawson for their help in this research
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