Thomas Lilley

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Gunner, Royal Horse Artillery (F Batt) - 5529 | Died: 1914.10.20 | Age at death: 33 | Action: 1st Ypres | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial (Panels 5 & 9 [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/12/91264] |

One of six children of Richard (gardener, d 1890s) and Sarah Lilley, caretaker of St John Mission Hall, Holly Bush Vale/ Heath Street, Hampstead (1911, 1921). Thomas (b 1880 Hampstead) was an Old Boy of HPS. In 1911 was a Gunner (single, aged 30), with R Bty RHA in Meerut, India. About 1912/ 1914 married Charlotte May Lilley (formerly Goflin), of Ashfield, NSW Australia. One of the first two to die from Hampstead. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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