CANK, THOMAS CUTHBERT  116532  Gunner  “B” Battery   188th Brigade

ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY

Born Leyland   Enlisted Leyland   Living  Lostock Hall

Died  France / Flanders   24th January 1917

Ref: ‘Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919’, Part 2.

Thomas Cuthbert Cank’s name appears on the following local memorials:-

Lostock Hall Memorial, Tardy Gate

Memorial East Window, St. Paul’s, Farington

His name does not appear in the Chorley Guardian or Chorley Weekly News reports, nor is his name on any Leyland Memorial. Presumably, a report of his death appears in the Lancashire Daily Post and Preston Guardian.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Gunner Cank is buried in the:-

ST. SEVER  CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, FRANCE Grave Ref: O. Plot IV  Row D Grave 9.

Age 20, the only son of John and Louise Isabel Cank of 7 Balderstone Road, Preston.

Cank, Thomas Cuthbert. WE Waring 2005