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