Corporal Thomas Govenlock

Corporal Thomas Govenlock, 9th Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). He was killed in France on 24th October 1916, aged 26, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in France. He was the son of Thomas and Jane Govenlock of Lee Place, Stow. At that time the Battalion were holding trenches near Bresle on the Somme and whilst not engaged in actual fighting did suffer some casualties from shelling.

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