Beddows, Thomas

Beddows, Thomas

Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry

Rank: Private

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

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