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Thomas, J.B., Cpl., 1918

Photo: James Pasby

In Tourgeville Military Cemetery, Calvados, France, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 24290 Corporal John Benjamin Thomas serving with the 50th Battalion Machine Gun Corps who died 28/10/1918.

Husband of Alice Thomas, of 89, Upper Church St., Spennymoor, Co. Durham.

In Spennymoor (Tudhoe) Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
our dear mother
dearly beloved wife of
John Thomas
died 23rd April 1939
aged 69 years
Also John
dearly beloved husband of the above
died 3rd April 1942
aged 73 years
Also John Benjamin
eldest son of the above
died at Trouville France
28th Oct. 1918 aged 27 years

At Rest

John Benjamin Thomas is remembered at Spennymoor on S131.02 and S131.11 and at Tudhoe Grange on T61.02

The CWGC entry for Corporal Thomas

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