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Born: 1894, Finsbury Park, London
Died: 12 February 1917
Address: Craiglands, Otley Road, Shipley
Parents: Florence
Siblings: Frank Ernest
Occupation: Railway worker
Rank: Pte
Rolls of Honour: St Paul’s, Shipley; Basra Memorial
Regiment: South Lancashire
Edwin Amos Thomas
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In 1911 Edwin was living with his widowed mother, Florence, and his brother Frank at the home of his uncle, Amos Parsons. On 16 March 1916, the Shipley Times & Express reported: Edwin Amos Thomas, 23 years of age, second son of Mrs Thomas and nephew of Mr A Parsons, stationmaster, of Craiglands, Otley Road, Shipley, has been killed in action in Mesopotamia. Before joining the colours he was employed by the Midland Railway Company and was stationed at Holbeck.
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