Sergeant Thomas Henry Wain 200749

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Sergeant Thomas Henry Wain, 200749

Date of Birth:  1885

Address:   27, Alice Street, Leicester

Parents Names: 

Charles (Shoe Finisher)

Ann d. 1908

Occupation before the war:   Boot Heel Slugger

Siblings Names:

Albert b.1898  |  William b.1888  |  Ivy b.1889  |  Esther b.1891  |  John b.1893

George b.1895  |  Florence b.1900 |  Annie b.1903

Date Died:   21.8.1918

Age:  33

Place of Death:   France

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Vis-en-artois Mem., France

Cause of death:   Died of wounds



Leicestershire Regiment


British War Medal

Victory Medal

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

  • Married Hannah Matilda Burton in 1906
  • 2 children – Gladys Ivy b.20.2.1907
  • Walter Edward b. 1916 died 16.6.1917 aged 23 months, suffering from tuberculosis and Meningitis
  • Enlisted Leicester 1914
  • Brother Albert also fell – 21.6.1917