Charles Thomas

Date of Birth: 1897

Place Of Birth: Bangor, Gwynedd

Date of Death: 26/8/1916

Location died: France

Gender: Male

Where buried: Peake Wood Cemetery, Fricourt

  • Date of birth - 1897

    Where? - Bangor, Gwynedd

  • Date Enlisted - N/A

    Where? - N/A

    Age - N/A

    As -

  • Battles

  • Date of the battle - 28/7/1914

    Where? - First World War

  • Ranks

  • Rank Date - N/A

    Rank - As Private

    Service - British Army

    As - South Wales Borderers

    Service number - 35651

  • Date of Death - 26/8/1916

    Where? - France


  • Father - Hugh Thomas
  • Mother - Mary Thomas


  • 294 Carnarvon Road, Bangor, Gwynedd

Additional Information

Charles Thomas was part of the 1st Battalion of the South Wales Borderers, which was stationed at Bordon as part of the 3rd and 1st Brigade in August 1914. Then the battalion was mobilised for war, landed at Havre and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including the Battle of Mons, the Battle of Marne, the Battle of Aisne and the First Battle of Ypres. As well as the winter operations of 1914-15, the Battle of Aubers and the Battle of Loos. In 1916, Charles’ battalion served in the Battle of Albert, the Battle of Bazentin and the Battle of Pozieres, which is most likely the battle in which he was killed in action.