William THACKRAH

Died/Age:
11/5/1915, 37 Years.
Rank/Service No.:
Corporal 2132
Regiment:
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 1st/8th Bn.

Grave Section:
Consecrated
Grave No.:
556
Inscription:
In Loving Memory of / WILLIAM THACKRAH, / Late Inspector, / Leeds City Police A. Div. / Born March 25. 1837, / Died June 21. 1900. / Joined the Force 1857, Retired 1894. / Beloved in life, in death / not forgotten. / Also HANNAH THACKRAH, / Wife of the above / Died March 1. 1928, / Aged 92 years. / Also ISABELLA, / Daughter of the above / Died April 4th 1877, / in her 18th Year. / Also WILLIAM THACKRAH, / The youngest son of the above / Who was killed in action in France, / on May 11th 1915, / Aged 37 years. / At His Country's call He answered / Also EDWARD THACKRAH, / son of the above, / Died Nov. 18. 1922, Aged 56 Years

[plinth] Also SAMUEL BROTHERTON, / Father in Law of the above / Died Nov. 14th 1893, / Aged 82 years.


GPS Accuracy (Feet): 13

Additional Information

THACKRAH, Cpl. W., 2132, 1st/8th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt. 11th May, 1915. I. D. 8.
Cemetery: Rue-du-Bacquerot No. 1 Military Cemetery, Laventie, Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference: I. D. 8.