Thomas Charles Williscroft

Thomas Charles Williscroft

Male 1894 - 1920  (26 years)

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  • Name Thomas Charles Williscroft  [1
    Born 28 Feb 1894  Cannock, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 22 Mar 1894  St Paul, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  6 Ghost Row, Littleworth, Cannock, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Cannock, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Thomas was a miner at Horeshire Colliery, Cannock, Staffordshire, in 1911
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Rose Cottage, Stoney Fields, Cannock, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military 17 Jul 1915  Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • posted to Egypt with the RAMC. Awarded the Victory, Btitish and 15 Star
    Military Abt Oct 1916  Gallipoli Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    • Awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the Field
    Military Medal
    Military Medal
    Thomas was awarded the Military Medal, This is an image of the medal but it is not Thomas'
    Occupation 1915-1919  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Private (44761) served in Royal Army Medical Corps
    Military 19 Jan 1919  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Transferred to the reserve.
    Died 17 Sep 1920  Cannock, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    • Thomas died following a mining accident.
    Grave Register Entry
    Grave Register Entry
    'Mining Fatality' East Cannock Colliery
    "Mining Fatality" East Cannock Colliery
    Report of Thomas' fatal accident which appeared in the newspaper.
    Entry in Book of Remeberance
    Entry in Book of Remeberance
    Buried Cannock Cemetery, Cannock, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Gravestone
    Gravestone
    Person ID I5592  Williscroft | The descendants of John Williscroft and Elizabeth Yates
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2017 

    Father Arthur Albert Williscroft,   b. 1859, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1924, Cannock, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Eliza Pennell,   b. 1864, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1936, Walsall Hospital, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1887  St Peter, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1894 - Cannock, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Mar 1901 - 6 Ghost Row, Littleworth, Cannock, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 2 Apr 1911 - Cannock, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1915-1919 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 19 Jan 1919 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1920 - Cannock, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cannock Cemetery, Cannock, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S185] Birth Registration Index, 1837-2006, England and Wales, (General Register Office, Southport, England), Walsall Jun 1894 6b 731.

    2. [S9] Staffordshire Parish Records, (Stafford Record Office, Eastgate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2LZ, England), D3672/1/3-Page 219-Register type Baptism.

    3. [S21] 1901 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.).

    4. [S22] 1911 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), RG14PN16938 RG78PN1047 RD368 SD2 ED5 SN214.

    5. [S22] 1911 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Class: RG14; Piece: 16938; Schedule Number: 214.

    6. [S150] British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008).

    7. [S671] Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards, (Tne National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England), WO 329; Piece Number: 2913.

    8. [S88] The London Gazette, ([database online] https://www.thegazette.co.uk/), 19 Dec 1916 Supplement 29873 Page 12447.

    9. [S189] Edinburgh Gazette, ([database online]www.thegazette.co.uk).

    10. [S826] UK, British Army Recipients of the Military Medal, 1914-1920, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.), egimental Number 44761-Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps-Rank Private-Medals Military Medal.

    11. [S124] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, (CWGC [database online] http://www.cwgc.org/).

    12. [S124] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, (CWGC [database online] http://www.cwgc.org/), http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/394971/WILLISCROFT,%20T%20C.

    13. [S432] England & Wales, Death Index, 1837- 2007, (General Register Office, Southport, England), Sep 1920 Cannock 6b 421.

    14. [S12] Newspaper Article, Staffordshire Advertiser 25 Sep 1920,p8.