Thomas YARROW

Thomas YARROW

Male 1893 - 1916  (23 years)

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  • Name Thomas YARROW 
    Born 1893  Little Thetford, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census New 31 Mar 1901  Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    War Memorial 16 Oct 1916  France & Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 16 Oct 1916  France & Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Newspaper Report 27 Oct 1916  France & Flanders Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS: LOCAL CASUALTIES; ELY; Pte. T. O. Yarrow, Cambs Regt, has died of wounds at the front. Pte. Yarrow, who is a son of Mrs Yarrow, and nephew of Mr H C Kempton, Silver-street, Ely, was admitted to hospital on October 13th with shrapnel wounds of the back and a compound fracture of the left leg, and died two days later. These facts were given in a letter from the hospital, and an earlier message stated that he was "desperately ill," that he was a "very dear lad, very patient and good", and that "everything was being done that could be done for him." Pte. Yarrow, who was 22, went out to France in April 1915, and had been home once on leave - in April last. 
    Person ID I577  Kempton Tree
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2016 

    Father Private 
    Mother Kate Sarah KEMPTON,   b. 1859, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1938, Ely, Cambs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsCensus New - St Mary's Green, Ely, g/son, age 7 - 31 Mar 1901 - Ely, Cambs Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Census, (www.ancestry.co.uk), RG13/1546.

    2. [S58] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, (www.cwgc.org).

    3. [S107] British Newspaper Archive, (www.britishnewspaperarchive).