Grave of Thomas Shortman
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|Subject||Shortman, Thomas James|
|Title||Grave of Thomas Shortman|
|Notes||Photocopy of photograph of the grave, not sure who in the family has the original. Buried at Thistle Dump Cemetary, High Wood, Longueval.|
Pte. 17482 Thomas James Shortman, 1st Bn. Somerset Light Infantry, killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 44. The husband of Clara Ann Shortman, of 14, Dapps Hill, Keynsham, Bristol. The 1st Bn., as part of the 4th Division, attacked between the villages of Serre and Beaumont Hamel on the first day of the Batlle of the Somme.
|Item Date||1923 - 1930|
|Creation place||Longueval, France|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Jane Bradley|