Died : 01 Jul 1917
Rank : Private
Service no at death: 17738
Surname: NEW
Forename: TOM
Initials: T
Date of Birth 1873
Place of BirthSixpenny Handley
Place of Birth Source1911 Census
Schools attended Sixpenny Handley School c. 1891
Employment / tradeWoodman (1911) Bricklayer at Days
Place of work
Family (parents and grandparents)Father - Esau New Mother - Annie Sanger Grandparents - Thomas and Anne (nee Ryman) New Silas and Mary (nee Foot) Sanger
Spouse Name Ethel White m. 1910 Son Frank b. 1911, daughter Winnie b. 1915 d. 1919 Ethel remarried to Frank Mitchell in 1922
NotesSon of Esau and Anne New; husband of Ethel New, of Handley, Salisbury. Tom New was the brother of Arthur New who also died during First World War
Regiment at call-upDorsetshire Regiment
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-upPrivate
Service no at call-up17738
Date of attestation -
Date of call-up -
Area reported toBlandford
SourceUK soldiers who died in First World War
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service details
Other rank
Other service no
Service facts
Age at death33
Date of death 01 Jul 1917
Regiment at deathDorsetshire Regiment
Battalion at death2nd Bn.
Rank at deathPrivate
Circumstances of death
Service no at death17738
Field of action at deathMesopotamia
Place of death
Location of graveBASRA MEMORIAL
PositionPanel 22 and 63.
Other memorialsSixpenny Handley War Memorial
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