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Soldier Details

Surname: BILLING
Forenames: Thomas
Date of Death: Tuesday 17th August 1915
Regiment/Corps: Bedfordshire
Battalion: 1st/5th
Company: -
Rank: Sergeant (Corporal)
Number: 3684
Cause of death: Killed in action
Age: -
Born: Wootton
Enlisted: Wootton
Resident: Wootton
Theatre of War: Gallipoli
Buried/Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey
Grave/Memorial Details: Panel 54 and 218
Further information: None
National Roll Information:

BILLING, T., Sergeant, 5th Bedfordshire Regt.
When war was declared in August 1914, he volunteered, and after serving at Bury-St.-Edmunds and Norwich, was sent to Gallipoli in the following year. He took a conspicuous part in various engagements on the Peninsular, and whilst engaged in heavy fighting at Sulva Bay was killed on August 15th, 1915. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.

"Great deeds cannot die."

Wootton, Bedford. - Z1300/B.

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