|East Surrey Regiment|
|Labour Corps||365734||192 Coy|
Photos courtesySandra Freestone (with thanks to Sue Scothern)
Thomas was born in 1883, worked as a sawyer in the local woodyard and married Martha Ann Coleman in 1908 (she was sister to Edward Coleman). He enlisted 10 February 1917 and was discharged 4 April 1919
Medal Roll Index
He was awarded the Victory and British war medals.
Records courtesy Jim Rowe
Although the records state he was born in 1881 this is incorrect, he was born in 1883.
|Henrietta||Minard||wife||43||Inn house keeper||Ripley|
|Thomas Jos.||Rowe||step-son||18||Circular sawyer||Fritchley|
|John Edward||Rowe||son||5 mo||Fritchley|
1939 Register: Leicester
Thomas J Rowe b.4 July 1883; wood sawyer
Martha Ann Rowe b.30 April 1885; housewife
Wilfred A Rowe b.18 September 1916; engineers pattern maker
four closed records