Lance Corporal Thomas James Harry Botterill

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Name:   Lance Corporal Thomas James Harry Botterill

Date of Birth:   1892

Address:  19, Highfield Street, Anstey

Parents Names:   William James Botterill (Shoe Riveter) and Harriet (Shoe Fitter)

Occupation before the war:  Shoe Riveter

Siblings Names:  

Ethel B b1895  |  Arthur A b1896  |   Charles Stanley b1898  |  Constance S b1900  |

Alfred H b1906  |   William J b1911

Date Died:   26.9.17

Age:  25

Place of Death:   

This area on the Western Front was the scene of the Third Battle of Ypres. Also known as the Battle of Passchendaele.

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cause of death:   Killed in Action


25th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)



Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Wife’s name Elsie E.
  • Former unit no 24848, Leicestershire Regiment