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About Samuel Tarn

Date of Birth
1884

Service Number
4164, 38983

Birth Place
Caldwell, Yorkshire, England

Date of Death
31 January, 1959 75y

Place of Death
South West Durham

Relationships

Parents
Thomas Tarn born abt 1852 and Eleanor (nee Corner) Tarn born abt 1852 Married 24 December, 1871 Forcett, Yorkshire, England

Siblings
Mary Ann b 1872, Margaret Jane b 1874, John Robert b 1875, Thomas William b 1878, Stephen b 1882, George Henry b 1880, Fred b 1886, Joseph b 1888, James b 1892, Edward b 1895

Career

Service
Army

Unit
3rd,8th and 9th Yorkshire Regiment (previously in reserves) Enlisted 4 December 1915 - 9 May,1918

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
Mill View, Staindrop, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal, Silver War Badge 407908 9.5.1918

Silver Badge
Yes

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1901 General cartman 1911 Cartman (Father's business Tarn and sons)

Campaigns
1916-1918 France, Belgium and Italy

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 North Side , Staindrop, Durham, England, 1901 Main Street, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1911 Main Street, Staindrop, Durham, England

Electoral Roll
1930 West Terrace, Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
West Terrace, Staindrop, Durham, England ( living with single bros. John R and James) I closed record

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past

Notes
Invalided - wounded right hand and trench feet Probate Glen Iris to Barclays Bank Brothers George and Edward served (Edward was accidentally drowned in the River Somme in 1916 aged 22y)

- Research by DB