Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 1944|
Casualty of WWII, Thomas was a Trooper in the 7th, The Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps; Service No: 7881796. He was 30 years old and died from TB contracted while on Active Service in Alexandria, Egypt.He had served there before the outbreak of WWII.
He was the son of Owen and Annie Smith (nee Williams.) He married Minna Louvaine Warrington in East Ham in 1938. They lived at 38 Crowstone Road in Little Thurrock, now Stifford.The couple had two little boys but the first, Thomas died at 3 weeks,and their second son was stillborn.
Tom had a brother who went to live in USA, possibly Oregon.Minna re-married and at 2011 lives in Texas, USA.
Civil Registration details:
Births Sep 1914
Smith Thomas O Williams Pontypridd 11a 1611
Marriages Jun 1938
Smith Thomas O Warrington E.Ham 4a 593
Warrington Minna L Smith E.Ham 4a 593
Deaths Mar 1944 Smith Thomas O 30 Thurrock 4a 723
Thomas Smith (1938 - 1938)*
The meanest flower can give thoughts that lie too deep for tears. (after William Wordsworth)
Note: Interred 15th March 1944; wargrave Commission Maintained
Grays New Cemetery
Thurrock Unitary Authority
Plot: Sec. 10. Grave 186. (RC part)
Created by: geoffrey gillon
Record added: Jun 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71504994