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Memories of T Dawdry, 11th Hussars
"Best and Fondest love and kisses to my dearest wife Bridie"
Telegram announcing death Letter to his wife, December 1917 Postcards Medals Death Penny
Thomas Dawdry joined the army in 1904 aged 18. He was posted to Dublin were he met and married an Irish girl, Bridie.He served during WWI in No. 5716 11th (Prince Albert's own) Hussars, and was wounded in action on 21 March 1918, dying in hospital at 3am on the morning of the 22nd. He is remembered at Roye New British Cemetery in France.