Timothy Scull

Memorial: Kingswood - Holy Trinity Church

Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Medals: 1914–15 Star, British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Silver War Badge, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 40728

Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth Scull, stepfather Albert Thomas

Home address: 49 Moravian Road, Kingswood, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Boot Finisher

Date of birth: 1894

Place of birth: Kingswood, Bristol

Date of death: 04/10/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: No known burial site but commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Age: 22

Further information:

Timothy was born and raised in Kingswood, the youngest child of five with three older sisters and an older brother. Timothy's father died when Timothy was 18 months old and his mother married Albert Thomas ten years later in 1906.

Timothy enlisted in 1914 and served with the 9th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. His regiment was mobilised to France in September 1915 where they fought in various battles on the Western Front. Timothy was killed in action on the last day of the German counter attack in the Third Battle of Ypres. The Third Battle of Ypres, also known as the Battle of Passchendaele lasted from 31 July – 10 November 1917 and the number of allied casualties was thought to be in excess of 400,000.

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This information has been provided by Sarah Hands, Volunteer Researcher for the South Gloucestershire War Memorials Web Site.
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