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Thirkell, E., Sgt., 1915

Edward Thirkell; Smith Docks Magazine

In Strand Military Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of 1689 Serjeant Edward Thirkell, serving with the Yorkshire Regiment who died 06/08/1915.

The photograph is from the Smith Docks in-house magazine. January 1920 page 282 Vol III and is shown here courtesy of South Tyneside Library.

He is remembered at North Shields on page 8 of N34.30 and on the Smith's Dock War Memorial N34.04

Yorkshire Regiment Remembered
The CWGC entry for Sergeant Thirkell

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