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About Thomas Albert Skerrow

Date of Birth
Q1 1880

Service Number
4909 42561

Birth Place
Teesdale, Durham, England

Date of Death
1 August, 1917 37y

Place of Death
Belgium

Burial
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

Relationships

Parents
John born abt 1834 and Ann (Clark) Skerrow born abt 1842 Married Q2 1864 Cockermouth, Cumberland, England

Siblings
George born abt 1866, Mary born abt 1867, Thomas born abt 1870, Annie born 26 November, 1873

Career

Service
Army

Unit
3/6th Durham Light Infantry 20th Durham Light Infantry Enlisted Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
Office Row, Staindrop, Durham. England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1901 Quarryman labourer 1911 Quarryman

Campaigns
1915-1917 France and Flanders

Additional Information

Census Information
1881 South Side, Staindrop, Durham, England 1891 High Street, Staindrop, Durham, England 1901 Staindrop, Durham, England 1911 Office Square, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search, Forces War Records, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Notes
Staindrop Parish Magazine September, 1917 reported "He was a native of Staindrop and known to all."

- Research by DB