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Corporal Thomas Billingham Brindley, D.C.M, M.M

2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 9th October 1917, aged

  • Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 23 to 28 and 163A
  • Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal, Médaille Militaire, 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Awarded Military Medal on 24 Oct 1916 and Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal on 18 Jul 1917
  • Son of James and Rebecca Brindley
  • Brother of Private George Brindley
  • Husband of Winifred [Army Register of Effects]
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Bedworth

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born 18 Apr 1891 in Bedworth and Baptised on 11 Nov 1891 at All Saints Church
  • Lived at Coventry Road Bedworth [1911]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner
    Click here for a fuller Family History for Thomas and his parents


    Corporal Brindley's DCM Citation Reads:

    “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He made five journeys over exposed ground in order to gain information of the situation. This was carried out under heavy machine-gun and rifle fire and finally he brought back one wounded officer.”

 

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