Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Thomas William Pritchard was born at Ditton Priors in 1891. He was the son of Thomas Pritchard, labourer, and his wife Martha Ann. The family lived in Bent Lane. By 1911, Thomas William, now 19, was working as a farm labourer.
Thomas enlisted as a Private in the Monmouthshire Regiment but was transferred to the 5th Battalion South Wales Borderers. For a period he was attached to 88 Brigade RFA.
Thomas was killed in action on 16th April, 1918 during the German Spring Offensive. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Private Thomas Pritchard, 39431 South Wales Borderers (formerly 4613 Monmouthshire Regiment) was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
This memorial has mostly been compiled from official sources. It would be good to be able to expand it with more personal material - memories, stories, photos, etc. If you have any suitable material or any corrections please contact Greg. For news of updates follow @BridgnorthHeros on Twitter.