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Private T L Hind


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Private Thomas Lawson HIND, G/18168, 11th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds,  36 Casualty Clearing Station, Flanders France, 10th October  1916.

Born Aycliffe, Durham.

21st September 1903, PM Chapel, Bishop Auckland, married Susannah Mawson, spinster.

Child - Alice Hind, born 30th August 1904, Bishop Auckland.


1911 Census - 9 Garden Street, Newfield, County Durham - Jonathan Mawson, head, age 63, married, Colliery Deputy Overman, below ground, Coal Mine, worker, born Coxhoe, Durham; Isabella Mawson, wife, age 59, married 41 years, 2 children, both still alive, born Tow Law, Durham; Alice Mawson, daughter, age 22, single, born Newfield, Durham; Susannah Hind, daughter, age 32, married 7 years, 1 child, born Newfield, Durham; Thomas Lawson Hind, son in law, age 30, married, waggon man, Co-Operative Society, worker, born  Aycliffe, Durham; Alice Hind, grand daughter, age 6, school, born Bishop Auckland, Durham.


Enlisted Bishop Auckland, Durham, age 35 years & 3 months, height 5ft 4¾ inches, weight 140lbs.  Resided 2 Hurworth Street, Cockton Hill, Bishop Auckland, Durham. Formerly wagon man.

Home 9th December 1915 to 23rd August 1916; BEF 24th August 1916 to 10th October 1916.

9th December 1915, enlisted; 10th December 1915, to Army Reserve; 27th May 1916, mobilized; 29th May 1916, posted 28th Royal Fusiliers, Service No.PS/10823; 24th August 1916, posted BEF & 17th Royal Fusiliers; 25th August 1916, embarked; 25th August 1916, Etaples, 39 Infantry Base Depot, posted 2nd Battalion; 8th September 1916, transferred to 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

29th December 1916, Probate - Hind Thomas Lawson, 2 Hurworth Street, Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Died 10th October 1916, in France. Probate Durham 29th December to Susannah Hind, widow. Effects £185.

28th May 1917, pension of 18/9 a week awarded to widow & one child.

23rd July 1920, Statement of Relatives - Widow, Susannah Hind; Child, Alice Hind, born 30th August 1904; Brother - John Hind; Sisters - none.

Buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, III. A. 29., Mericourt-l'Abbe, France.


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