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Vickers, T.T., Pte., 1915

Chester Chronicle 11/06/1915

West Pelton Churchyard

On the Menin Gate to the Missing, Ypres, Belgium is the name of 2506 Private Thomas T. Vickers serving with the 1st/8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry who died 26/04/1915.

Grandson of the late Thomas Turnbull, of 26, Queen Street, Grange Villa, Co. Durham.

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

Loving memory of
Beloved husband of the late
Elizabeth Turnbull
who died March 1st 1921 aged 68 years
Also Pte. Thomas T. Vickers
Beloved grandson of the above
who was killed in France
April 26th 1915 Aged 21 years

At rest

Thomas T. Vickers is remembered at Pelton on P26.01, at Pelton Fell on P27.01 and at West Pelton on W112.01 and also in the DLI Book of Remembrance page 100.

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