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Melrose, T.N., Lieut., 1916

Photo : Angela Conroy

Photo: Angela Conroy

On the Thiepval Memorial is the name of Second Lieutenant Thomas Nelson Melrose, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers who died 14/11/1916.

In Preston Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:

Thomas S. Melrose
Born Feb. 16th 1855. Died Jany. 31st ?1933
Also his beloved wife
Agnes Anderson Melrose
Born . . . . . .er 20th 1854, died June 6th 1942.

On a kerbstone:

Lieut. Thomas Nelson Melrose
Born June 26th 1893
Killed in action in France Nov. 14th 1916.

Acknowledgments: Angela Conroy

Thomas Nelson Melrose is remembered in North Shields on N34.02, N34.37, N34.40, N34.45, N34.48 page 19, N34.69 and N34.77 Panel 46, in Tynemouth on T36.01 and T36.14 page 19 and in the Battalion Roll of Honour

The CWGC entry for Lieutenant Melrose

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