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About Thomas William Hirst

Date of Birth
06 June 1880

Service Number
134966, 220032

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
Q1 1940

Place of Death
Staindrop, Durham, England

Burial
5 February 1940 St Mary's Anglican Church, Staindrop, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
Heman Hirst born abt 1853 Idle, Yorkshire, England and Francess Fletcher born abt 1855 Staindrop , Durham, England. Married Q1 1880 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Alice born abt 1883, Alfred born abt 1893, John born 3 April 1896

Marriage
Single (confirmed by family)

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Royal Field Artillery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Rank
Gunner, Gunner

Enlisted Address
West End, Staindrop, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1901 Drapers Assistant, 1939 Corporation Cartman Heavy Worker

Campaigns
France

Additional Information

Census Information
1881 South End, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1891 North Side, Cleatlam, Durham, England,1901 2 Sussex Street, Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England

Absent Voters Roll
West End, Staindrop, Durham, England 134966 Gr., H.T.M. Batt., R.F.A.

1939 Register
Church View, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry , Find my Past and Family

- Research by JP