Unexamined Lives

The story of the 20th century as lived by residents in the Derbyshire village of Borrowash

Longdon, Thomas

Note: Thomas Longden’s surname is spelt “Longdon” on the War Memorial and does not match that in the official military records.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Rank: Private
Service No: 17770
Date of Death: 23/02/1915
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards, 2nd Bn.
Grave Reference: II. D. 25.
Cemetery: CUINCHY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Longden, of 29, Canal St., Derby.

Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919

Name: Thomas Longden
Birth Place: Spondon, Derby
Death Date: 23-Feb-15
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Derby
Rank: GDSN.
Regiment: Grenadier Guards
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Number: 17770
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

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