Thomas Joseph Rowe

Private

East Surrey Regiment    
Labour Corps 365734 192 Coy

Photos courtesySandra Freestone (with thanks to Sue Scothern)

Thomas Rowe photo Ww1

Notes
Thomas was born in 1883, worked as a sawyer in the local woodyard and married Martha Ann Coleman in 1908. He enlisted 10 February 1917 and was discharged 4 April 1919

Thomas Rowe and wife in WW1

Thomas with Martha Ann Coleman

Martha Ann Coleman was sister to Edward Coleman who is also on the Roll of Honour.

Medal Roll Index
He was awarded the Victory and British war medals.

Records courtesy Jim Rowe

Army record Thomas Rowe in WW1

ww1 army record for Thomas Rowe

ww1 army record Thomas Rowe

The blue chevron was for a 12 month period serving outside the UK

ww1 army record for Thomas Rowe

ww1 army record Thomas Rowe

 

Although the records state he was born in 1881 this is incorrect, he was born in 1883.

CENSUS INFORMATION

1891: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Tom Anthony Rowe Head 34 Publican Ripley
Henrietta Rowe wife 34   Ripley
Raymond Rowe son 12   Ripley
Archibald Rowe son 10   Fritchley
Thomas Rowe son 7   Fritchley
William Rowe son 6   Fritchley

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1901: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Caleb Minard Head 33 Wire drawer Northampton
Henrietta Minard wife 43 Inn house keeper Ripley
Raymond Rowe sep-son 22 Wire drawer Fritchley
Archibald Rowe step-son 20 Wood turner Fritchley
Thomas Jos. Rowe step-son 18 Circular sawyer Fritchley
William Rowe step-son 16 Wood turner Fritchley
Wilfred Minard son 2   Fritchley

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1911: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Thomas Joseph Rowe Head 27 Labourer Fritchley
Martha Ann Rowe wife 25   Crich
Tom Anthony Rowe son 2   Fritchley
John Edward Rowe son 5 mo   Fritchley

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Thomas ROWE's brothers Archie ROWE and William ROWE are also on the Roll of Honour.