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Private 3/8923 Henry Tonks

1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment
Killed in Action, Battle of the Avre, Second Battle of the Somme, France and Flanders,
4th June 1918, aged 22

  • Buried: Berles New Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave II.B.7
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Arthur and Louisa Tonks [nee Ison now Miles] of Heath Cottage, Sheepy Magna
  • NNWFHS Memorial: No Known Memorial

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Jan Qrr 1896 at Nuneaton
  • Lived at 16 House, 8 Court, Abbey Street, Nuneaton [1901]
  • Lived at 2 House, 21 Court, Abbey Street, Nuneaton [1911]
  • Employed as a Brickyard Labourer [1911]
  • Employed as a Miner [1914]
  • Enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery on 2 Sep 1914 at Nuneaton
  • Transferred to Dorset's 16 Mar 1915. Arrived in Theatre (France) 13 May 1915

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