L-Cpl Samuel Thomas Tabrett

Death 30 Jun 1915
Burial Hazebrouck, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot II. F. 21.
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Casualty of the Great War Samuel Thomas was the son of George Tabrett and his wife Margaret Stokes. Samuel was born in East Ashford,Kent in 1884. He was one of several siblings which included Eliza, Phebe, Rhonda, Frank, Clara, Charles, Ellen, Earnest and Arthur John Tabrett. In 1913 Samuel married Agnes Thomson in Medway, Kent. Samuel and Agnes would reside in Gillingham, Kent. Sadly Agnes would pass away nine months after their marriage. She was only 24 at the time of her death.

Samuel's brother Earnest Tabrett would also become a casualty of the Great War. He was killed in action in France & Flanders on April 17, 1918 and is memorialized on the Ploegsteert Memorial in Belgium.

Samuel's brother Arthur John Tabrett would perish in the 1929 Gillingham Park Fete Tragedy, also a hero who gave his life freely in duty with the fire service.

UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 about Samuel Tabrett
Name: Samuel Tabrett
Birth Place: Upchurch, Kent
Residence: Gillingham, Kent
Death Date: 30 Jun 1915
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Canterbury, Kent
Rank: L/Corporal
Regiment: Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Number: L/7988
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theatre of War: Western European Theater



  • Maintained by: Lori Oschefski
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56489593
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for L-Cpl Samuel Thomas Tabrett (unknown–30 Jun 1915), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56489593, citing Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, Hazebrouck, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ; Maintained by Lori Oschefski (contributor 47220772) .