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Thomas Maxwell.


Belfast Telegraph Newspaper Photograph of Rifleman Thomas Maxwell.

Life Story

Name: Thomas Maxwell.

Service Number: 15572.

Rank: Rifleman.

Battalion: 2nd Battalion.

Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles.

Born: Belfast.

Died: 6th September 1918.

Address: 32 Crosby Street, Shankill Road, Belfast


Thomas Maxwell lived with his sisters, Maggie and Cissie, brothers David and John, at 32 Crosby Street, Shankill Road, Belfast


Thomas joined the Royal Irish Rifles.

He was posted as part of the British Expeditionary Force to France on the 5th of October 1915.

Thomas was a Rifleman in the 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Rifles when he was Killed In Action on the 6th of September 1918


A local newspaper states.

Maxwell - Mr David Maxwell 32 Crosby Street, Belfast, has received official notification that his brother, Rifleman Thomas Maxwell R.I.R was killed in action on the 6th ult


Thomas Soldiers Effects were left to his sister Margaret.

A Pension Application Form shows Margaret as claimant.

A Dependant Pension Application Form shows Margaret as claimant also


Thomas received the British War Medal, Victory Medal and 1914-1915 Star


He is Remembered at Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, Belgium.

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