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John Thomas Tory

Biography of Private John Thomas Tory, (29745)
2nd/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Died 24th September 1917

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John Thomas Tory

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Spalding, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Apr – May 1898

Place of Birth Registration:
Spalding, Lincolnshire, England


No marriage for John has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.


Father’s Name:
Christopher Tory

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Holbeach Hurn, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:

Mother’s Name:
Mary Annie Grange

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Fleet, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1890 Holbeach District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Ethel Mary Grange, 1889, Fleet (Half sister)
Annie Tory, 1891, Gedney Hill
Mabel Ellen Tory, 1892, Gedney Hill
John Thomas Tory, 1898, Spalding
Eliza Jane Tory, 1901, Spalding
Florence Susannah Tory, 1904, Burton Pedwardine
Plus 1 more who’s name are unknown taken from the 1911 census

1901 Census:
John is living with his parents at 15 Marsh Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire.

1911 Census:
John is living with his parents in Baston, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 13 and he is listed as being at school.

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Private John Thomas Tory, 29745 2nd/8th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment was killed in action on 24th September 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:
John’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal


Baston, Roll of Honour in St John the Baptist Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Private J Tory, 29745, 2nd/8th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment who died on 24 September 1917.
Remembered with honour, Brown’s Copse Cemetery, Roeux.

More information:

Military Service Timeline:

Enlisted: Lincoln