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About Thomas Winnum Saltmarsh

Date of Birth
18 March, 1894

Service Number
18/1748

Birth Place
Shildon, Durham, England

Baptism
8 April, 1894 Shildon, Durham, England

Date of Death
10 April, 1917 23y

Place of Death
France

Burial
Cojeul British Cemetery, St Martin-sur-Cojeul, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

Relationships

Parents
Frederick Foster Saltmarsh born 10 April, 1867 and Elizabeth Hannah (McLean) born 9 April, 1870 Married 30 May,1892 New Shildon, Durham, England

Siblings
Frederick born Q3 1892, Annie May born Q3 1896, Ernest born Q3 1900

Career

Service
Army

Unit
15th Durham Light Infantry Enlisted 9 August, 1915 Darlington, Durham, England

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
1915 Church View, Staindrop, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1911 Coal miner - driver (below ground)

Campaigns
1915 -1917 France and Flanders

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Staindrop, Durham, England 1911 Church View, Staindrop, Durham, England

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

Notes
Thomas' brother Frederick was also killed in France in 1918

- Research by DB