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Hewison, T., Pte., 1916

Chester Chronicle 29/10/1915

West Pelton Churchyard

On Thiepval memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France is the name of 300796 Private Thomas Hewison serving with the 1st/8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry who died 05/11/1916.

Son of Thomas and Mary Hewison, of 10, Eden Row, Beamish, Co. Durham.

In St. Paul's Churchyard is a family headstone which reads

In loving memory of
Thomas dearly beloved husband of Mary Hewison
who died May 26th 1922 aged 56 years
Also Mary wife of the above
who died Nov. 17th 1927
aged 61 years
Also Sign. Thomas Hewison only son of the above
Killed in Action Nov. 5th 1918 aged 21 years

Peace Perfect Peace

Thomas Hewison is remembered at Pelton on P26.01 and at West Pelton on W112.01

He is also remembered in The DLI Book of Remembrance page 307 and in the Battalion History page 248

The CWGC entry for Private Hewison

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk