PVT Thomas Francis English

Death 14 Jul 1932 (aged 66)
Hamilton Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Hamilton, Hamilton Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot Section 24 south, Plot 677.
Memorial ID 139903531 · View Source
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Bio from Flamborough Home Children

Private Thomas Francis English (1866-1932)
·Son of Francis B. English of London, England.
·Born 1 May 1866 in London.
·In 1885, Francis B. English, aged 16 years, was sent to Canada as a
member of a party of 31 boys from the Shaftesbury Boys Home in London. Travelling on the steam ship 'Corean', this party of 'Home Children' landed at
Quebec City on 14 May 1885 and was dispersed to work on farms in
Ontario and Quebec.
·By 1911, Francis English had married and moved to Aldershot, where he
was working as a Market Gardener.
·He enlisted in Dundas on 29 January 1916 and was assigned to the C.E.F.
129th Wentworth Battalion.
·He was shipped to England for training August 1916.
·Died in Hamilton on 14 July 1932, aged 66 years. Buried in Woodland
Cemetery, Hamilton.

Family Members


ENGLISH / Thomas F. / 1866 – 1932 / husband of Elizabeth M. McLEAN / 1868 – 1937.


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  • Created by: Home Children Canada
  • Added: 11 Dec 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 139903531
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Thomas Francis English (1 May 1866–14 Jul 1932), Find a Grave Memorial no. 139903531, citing Woodland Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Home Children Canada (contributor 47220772) .