Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Private Thomas Hornby WALL. 50875
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Private Thomas Hornby WALL, 50875.
2nd/10th Battalion Manchester Regiment, formerly 45081 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of John and Elizabeth Wall, of 7, Aged Miners Cottages, Boldon Colliery; husband of Dorothy Ann Mouter, (formerly Wall), of Council Houses, 40, John St., Boldon Colliery, Co. Durham. Killed 9 October 1917. Aged 29.
Enlisted South Shields (Durham), Resided Boldon Colliery (Durham).
Thomas Hornby Wall was a professional footballer who was a reserve team footballer for Manchester United, alongside his brother and more famous England international and Manchester United first team player - George Wall. Information on Thomas Hornby Wall has been provided by Mark Wylie, Curator of the Manchester United Museum (<email@example.com>).
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