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About Thomas Walton

Date of Birth
14 April, 1894

Service Number
204344 543828 448003 135406

Birth Place
Barnard Castle R.D. Durham, England

Baptism
22nd May, 1894 Egglestone, Durham, England

Date of Death
8 September, 1944 50y Died of anaemia

Place of Death
West Peth Row Farm, Bishop Auckland, Barnard Castle RD, Durham, England

Burial
St Mary’s Church, Staindrop 12 September, 1944

Relationships

Parents
Mark b 1869 and Rachel (Jemmeson) Walton b 1873. Married 17 May, 1893 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Ernest William b 1895(died 1895) Annie May b 1897, Mary Ann b 1898 , Hannah b 1899, Arthur Joseph b 1901, Mark b 1903, Elsie b 1904, Ivy b 1905, Norman b 1907

Marriage
Alice (Anderson) 28 April,1923 Staindrop

Career

Service
Army

Unit
5th DLI, 487 Agricultural Company Labour Corps, RASC

Rank
Private, Driver

Enlisted Address
Pallett Cragg, Egglestone, Durham, England

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1911 Farm labourer. 1939 Farmer

Campaigns
1915-1919 France

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Moorhead, Marwood, Barnard Castle, Durham, England. 1911 Pallett Cragg, Egglestone, Barnard Castle, Durham, England

1939 Register
Peth Row Farm, Cockfield, Bishop Auckland, Barnard Castle RD, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Pauline Wilkinson (great-niece)

Notes
Arthur Joseph was Pauline’s father, Thomas had worked as a shepherd for Raby Estates and lived in Shepherd’s Cottage, New Raby, Staindrop

- Research by DB