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Thomas Edgeley Barclay

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
29112

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force

Died:
(unknown)

Aged:
30

Commemorated / Buried:
Warlencourt British Cemetery

Service History:
Enlisted Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.

Background:
Born in 1887 at Glanton, Northumberland, the son of George T. Barclay (b.1859 in Scotland), a Tailor’s Cutter & his wife Margaret (b.1858 in Northumberland). He had 2 younger siblings, Kate (b. 1888) & George (b.1890). Husband of Jane Eleanor Barclay (née Hume; b.1881 at Snitter). They were married in 1908. In 1911, Barclay was a Mason, & with Jane they were living in The Lane, Glanton with their 2 children, Joseph (b.1909) & Eileen (b.1910). Both children were born at Glanton. A third son, George Frederick, was born in April 1911 but died, age 19 months, on 14 November 1912. The family were living in Front Street, Glanton at the time of Barclay'’s death.

Local memorial:
Whittingham, St. Bartholomew’s Church Roll of Honour Whittingham & Callaly 1914-1918 Memorial Stone Glanton, Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour Glanton, United Reform Church (Source: For Glanton URC, www.newmp.org.uk)