Thomas Sheppard Fox
Memorial: Downend - Christ Church
Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment
Rank and number: Private 36882 (formerly 31516)
Parents: George Frederick and Mary Ann Fox (nee Sheppard)
Marital status: Married
Home address: South View, Staple Hill, Bristol. Lived at Cossham Street, Mangotsfield, Bristol also at Soundwell Road, Staple Hill (parents on 1901 and 1911 Census). Home address: 4 James Street, Mangotsfield, Bristol
Pre-war occupation: Stone Mason with Bristol Corporation
Date of birth: 1889
Place of birth: Bristol
Date of death: 28/12/1916
Buried/Commemorated at: No known grave - Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 11D.), Somme, France
Thomas married Jessie May (nee Sheppard) on 6/12/1913 at St James, Mangotsfield, Bristol.
Thomas served with the 8th Battalion Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire) Regiment and previously Private 31516 in the Worcestershire Regiment. He was Killed in Action on 28 December 1916 in Bazentine-le-Petit, France age 27.
Has no known grave but is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):
National Archives, Battalion War Diary, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, UK Censuses, Medal Rolls Index. David Blackmore. Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.