Service Number
5th/0796
Rank
Cyclist
Firstname
Tom
Lastname
Triplett
Battalion
7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment
Notes

Attested Snapper May 1913 – Re-numbered 225113 – Medal Index Card British War Medal and Victory Medal with 6th Battalion also served with 12th Battalion – Warwick Street Roll of Honour – Photo and write up – Commemorated East Yorkshire Regiment War Memorial Beverley Minster East Yorkshire – Commemorated Holy Trinity Hull Golden Book of Remembrance – Commemorated Warwick Street Hull Roll of Honour Hull Daily News November 1916

The 10th and 11th August 1918 were spent in the same position, but on 12th (the 50th Brigade having taken over the front line south-east of Proyart), at 7.30 p.m., the 7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment moved up to the front line. Hostile aeroplanes were busy during the move and one machine dropped 6 or seven bombs in quick succession, a whole platoon of one company becoming casualties. The relief was completed by 2 a.m. on 13th August 1918.

Age
25
Birthplace
Hull
Enlisted
Hull
Residence
Hull
How Died
Died of Wounds
Memorial
III. E. 34. DAOURS COMMUNAL Cemetery EXTENSION
Next of Kin
Son of William Triplett, of 8, Warwick Street, Hedon Road, Hull.
Date Died
13 August 1918