Warren Ernest Tilbe

Died 6th August 1918

Aged 24

In June 1917 Warren better know to his chums as Ernest was severly wounded at (Hill 60, Zillebeck near Ypres) and was sent back to England. After a period of recovery he went back to France only to be killed. Before the war Warren had emigrated to America to work with his brother,but as soon as war broke out he came home to his parents at 31 Ufton Lane Sittingbourne and joined up in May of 1915. His father was well known in the town as an engineer with Sittingbourne Fire Brigade.

Warren is buried at Dernancourt Communnal Cemetery Extension ,Somme,France.


Edward Charles Tinsley

Died 9th July 1915

Age 19

Son of Charles and Annie of 2 Epps Road

Buried at Norwich Cemetery

J Thacker

Died 3rd June 1916

Buried St Sever Cemetery Rouen France

John Thorogood

Died 10th May 1916

Age 38

Husband of Lydia of 21 Harold Rd

Buried at Millencourt Communal Cemetery

Albert Sidney Thomas

Died 8th May 1917

Age 33

Son of G H Thomas of 30 Unity St and Husband to Ada

Albert went missing on the 8th of May 1917 his parents wrote this letter to The Local paper at the time, only to eventually hear of his fate some months later:- Sir- We regret to inform our many friends through the medium of your valuable news paper that our son Albert a private in the East Surrey Regiment has been reported missing since 8th of May 1917 we have made anxious enquiries without result. We have Just recieved news from his wife who lives in Gravesend that she has had a letter from the War Office stating that as no news has been recieved respecting him he therefore must be presumed dead.

Before the war Albert worked at Wills & Packham

Remembered on the Arras Memorial