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Renwick, T., A/Smn., 1915
On the Helles Memorial is the name of KP/527 Able Seaman Thomas Renwick Watson, serving with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died 04/06/1915.

Colin Boyd has provided the following:

Thomas was born on 3rd April 1894. He was working as a rivet holder living with his father, John at 68, Union Road, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne when he enlisted in the Northumberland Fusiliers on 4th September 1914.

He transferred to the RNVR on 10th September 1914 and joined the Anson Battalion on 16th January 1915. Thomas was killed in action in Gallipoli on 4th June 1915.

He is remembered in Byker on B95.17. Is his name on Wallsend W7.23?

The CWGC entry for Able Seaman Renwick

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