LINDOW, THOMAS 45983 Private 115th Company
THE MACHINE GUN CORPS
Born Leyland, Lancs Enlisted Nelson Living Nelson
Killed in Action France / Flanders 1st June 1917
Ref: ’Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919’, Part 75.
Thomas Lindow’s death is not reported in any local newspaper, nor does his name appear on any Leyland war memorial.
COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION
Thomas Lindow is buried in the:-
FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY, BELGIUM
Grave Ref: Plot III Row D Grave 12.
Age 27, the son of Daniel and Margaret Lindow of Brierfield, Lancashire.
Ferme-Olivier Cemetery is located 7 km north-west of Ieper town centre on the Steenjesmolenstraat, near the village of Elverdinge.
Note:- From his place of burial one must assume that the 115th Company M.G.C. was in the line in the Yprès Salient when Thomas Lindow was killed in action.
Lindow, Thomas. WE Waring 2005