Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Service No: 6104
Boer War service: 17 Aug 1900 to 7 Jan 1903
Date of enlistment: 22 Aug 1899
Date of discharge: 24 March 1919
Reason for discharge: Demobilisation after WW1 service
Other information: Following the Boer War, Thomas continued in service for 7 years and another 5 on reserve, extending his army service twice. He served 4 years in India. He rejoined the colours as a reservist into 8th KSLI for the duration of the Great War serving in Salonika – more information can be found on our Great War site
Born: 1879 in Tilstock, Shropshire
Family: He was the second son of Thomas and Christina Beddow(s). No marriage can be traced for Thomas.
Residence: In 1881 and 1891 he was living in Steel Lane, Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Employment: He was a farm labourer when he enlisted
Death: Date and place unknown