Private Thomas Shell

Private Thomas N. Shell, 1st/4th ( Territorial ) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died of pneumonia in hospital in Hornsea on 1st November 1918 and is buried in Kirknewton ( St. Gregory ) Churchyard, Kirknewton, Wooler, Northumberland. He had been wounded on the Somme in 1916 and gassed in March 1917. Before enlisting he had worked as a shepherd for Mr C.F.J.Thompson at Kirknewton Farm.

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