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1788: Thomas Robert Saul (medals; compass)

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posted on 2024-01-16, 13:47 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Thomas Robert Saul enlisted in the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry in 1915. He was sent to France on the 29th September 1916. On returning from France on the 17th October 1917 he was an NCO and transferred to the 7th Bt Border Regiment and was again despatched to France where he was gassed twice. He was discharged from the Army on the 11th December 1920 and he died on 2nd August 1932 as a result of being gassed during the war.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Thomas Saul, great nephew

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

Thomas Robert Saul

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1915 - 1918

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

The Western Front

Object(s)

Photographs of medals and field compass (still working).

Community Collection Day

St. John's Parish Room, Menston, Ilkley (03/11/18)

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