Thomas Avery, Sergeant 80125, 31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Died 24th September 1916 in France
Husband of Annie B. Avery.
More information will be added here when research is complete.
News of his death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 13 October 1916.
Sgt Thomas Avery has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial near Arras, France. The Vimy Memorial is the great memorial to all Canadians who served their country in battle during the First World War, and also bears the names of 11,000 Canadian servicemen who died in France – many of them in the fight for Vimy Ridge – who have no known grave.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Sgt Thomas Avery.
Locally, Sgt Thomas Avery is commemorated on the Langley war memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Macclesfield Times: 13 October 1916