Ref ID: 3067

Name

Thomas Maxwell.


Description

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

To Remember Is To Honour

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Theme

Shankill Roll of Honour


Date

0


Classification

Newspaper,

Photograph,

Photograph

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