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Thomas Blakesley Brewin

Thomas Blakesley Brewin

Date of Birth

30 October 1890

College

Borough Road College

Job(s)

C.S., Stanley Road, Teddington

Service number

2500

WW1 rank

Private

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

26 May 1915

Location of death

Battle of Festubert

Buried/memorial

Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France (Grave/Memorial reference: Panels 45 & 46)

Biography

Private Thomas Blakesley attended Borough Road College for two years where he had a particular interest in English and competed in tennis for the college. He enlisted into the 1/23 Battalion, London Regiment and landed in France on 14 March 1915. He was 24 when he was killed on 26 May 1915 at the Battle of Festubert.

Sources

Entry on p.86 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/10/5 [BRCTN005], Borough Road College 1908 applications, 1912 Annual Report