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Thomas Hinchcliffe Berry

Date of death: 12.51917
Area: Crofton
Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Family information: Son of Thomas and Clara Berry
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service number: 201240

War Service

Lance Corporal Thomas Hinchcliffe Berry, service number 201240 of the 2nd/4th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, died aged 23 on 12th May 1917. He was the son of Thomas and Clara Berry. He is remembered at the Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension.

Family Life

Thomas Hinchcliffe Berry and his family are shown in the census of 1901. Their address at that time was 7, Crown View, Crofton. Thomas had two brothers (James aged 10 and Jeffrey aged 5) and one sister (Wayong aged 2). In the 1911 census Wayong’s name had changed to Margaret and two further sisters had been born (Lois aged 8 and Nora aged 6). At some point after this the family moved to 1, Park View, Crofton.

A photo of Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension showing rows of Commonwealth war graves headstones  bordered by trees with a memorial in the middle Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension

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