Tovey, Thomas Frederick

Dates:

War Service:

Lance Bombardier 64223 Thomas Frederick TOVEY of ‘A’ Battery, 78th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery died of pneumonia on 14 April 1919. He went to France in August 1914 and on 21 September received a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. During the next four years he suffered frostbite and contracted tuberculosis which led to him being discharged as unfit for service on 5 October 1918.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the screen wall of the Commonwealth War Graves plot in Ladywell cemetery.

Details:
He was born in Cheltenham in about 1895 and enlisted there on 21 March 1911 as a trumpeter. He gave his trade as apprentice bookbinder.

Source:
Service record

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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