Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

H H Thomas (1899 – 1918)

Henry Hugh Thomas was baptized at St Mary Magdalene, Bridgnorth, on 17th February, 1899. He was the son of William Elias Thomas, a tailor, and his wife, Ellen Elizabeth. They lived in Bernard’s Hill.

Henry served with the 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers. He was killed in action on 9th February, 1918. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial to men who died in the Ypres Salient who have no known grave.

Private Thomas, 48141, was awarded the Victory and British medals. His death was reported in the Bridgnorth Journal on 2nd March, 1918.

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