GREEN, Thomas, 493, Sergeant. MM.
1st/6th (TF) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment.
He was born in Darlaston in 1889 the son of Thomas and Sarah Green.
Thomas Green married Florence Wilde at Wolverhampton in the summer of 1910.
He enlisted at Darlaston.
He disembarked in France on the 5th March 1915.
Thomas was awarded the Military Medal.
He died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916, he was 28 years old.
He is buried in Plot I. F. 3. Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, France.
His widow had the following inscribed upon this headstone;
ONE OF THE DEAREST
ONE OF THE BEST
SAFE IN GOD’S KEEPING
NOW AT REST.
Thomas was also entitled to the 1914-15 Star, War Medal and Victory Medal.
At the time of the 1911 census the family home was at 3 house, 4 court, Foster St, Darlaston.
Thomas Green. H (22) Nut & Bolt maker.
Florence Green. W (21)
Thomas Benjamin Green. S (2months)
When enlisting his address was given as 4 house, 4 court Catherines Cross, Darlaston.
His widow remarried and became Florence Randle of 25, Slater St, Bradley, Bilston, Staffs.