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Tracing Your Roots To Gallipoli

Remembering some of the Bolton men who lost their lives in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915

Thomas Ardill Haslam

Thomas was the son of Samuel Haslam b.1864, a paviour's labourer, and Letitia Haslam née Ardill b.1863.

Thomas first appeared on the 1901 Census living at 124 Bark Street, Bolton with his parents and siblings Emma b.1895, Mary Ellen b.1897 and Percy b.1900. His mother was listed as being a grocer / shopkeeper.

Thomas's mother Letitia died in 1908.

In 1911 Samuel was still living at 124 Bark Street with children Mary Ellen, Percy and Charles Edward b.1904.

Thomas was already a private soldier serving with the Lancashire Fusiliers at their barracks in South Tidworth, Hampshire.

Name Haslam, Thomas Ardill
Rank Private
Number 2210
Unit 1st Bn
Lancashire Fusiliers
Born Bolton, Lancashire
Enlisted Bury, Lancashire
Died Gallipoli, Turkey
6 May 1915
Age 23
Grave or Memorial Helles Memorial
Gallipoli, Turkey
Lancashire Fusiliers