TAPLEY, William Thomas. The Buffs, private, no. G/8856; BEF. 1916-1918; reported wounded 12 August 1916; buried Cemetery 1958. Service record survives. Born in Somerset, son of Ellen Millen; 3 Church Terrace; pulp runner (paper mill)
TATE, Frank. Attested at Devonport 07-11-1911, aged 16 y 11 m. Service record survives. Born Snodland; grandson of Thomas and Eliza Bates; carter at brass foundry, Mill Street, Plymouth; resident at boys home, Millbay
TAYLOR, CLAUDE WILLIAM. Machine Gun Corps; died in hospital from wounds 21 September 1917, aged 28. Son of R. J. and Mrs Taylor of Tillingham, Essex; resided in Snodland before he joined the A. S. C. on 31 Oct 1916; transferred to King’s Liverpools, went to France 25 May 1917 with Machine Gun Corps.
TAYLOR, Frederick. Royal West Kent, private 3rd Btn., no. G/23537; B.E.F. 1917-1919; wounded 21-03-1918; transferred to King’s Royal Rifles; demobilised 08-12-1919 to 11 Portland Place, Bull Fields. Service record survives. Born Snodland 03-02-1898; parents Congregationalists; son of Frederick and (Maryann) Alice of Bull Fields (1898); Portland Place (1901); educated at C of E School, Brook Street; dryman in paper mill; unmarried in 1916
TAYLOR, Harry Bruce. ‘Aviation worker’ at baptism of son Percy George Douglas at Christ Church, 30 Mar 1919. Address: Malling Road
TAYLOR, JOSEPH HENRY. Private 34, 6th Bn., Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 8 November 1915, aged 24. Buried: Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, grave I. M. 12. Memorial: War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery; St John Halling. Formerly a worker at Lee’s Cement Works. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick E. Taylor, of 13, Poynder Terrace, Lower Halling.
TERRY, FRANK ALBERT. Stoker 1st Class K/15464 H.M.S. “Aboukir.”, Royal Navy, Age 20. Born at Boro’ Green, Kent. Died 22 September 1914. No known grave; memorials: Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 5; Christ Church, Lower Birling. Born 12 Aug 1893; son of Edward and Elizabeth Rosina Terry, of 1, Drivers Cottages, Ham Hill, Snodland, Kent; paper bag maker (1911)
TERRY, SIDNEY. ‘Sailor’ at baptism of daughter Alice Irene at Christ Church on 5 Dec 1920; ‘naval stoker’ at baptism of son Sydney Charles Cyril on 8 Oct 1922. Address: 3 Hook’s Cottages [Ham Hill]; wife Alice
THOROGOOD, George William Dixon. ‘Private, XVth Middlesex Regiment’ aged 30 at marriage to Florence Maytum, All Saints, 13 Mar 1915; baptism of son George Arthur, All Saints, Jan 1916. Address: 2 Victoria Terrace, Constitution Hill
TOLHURST, WALTER. Chief Stoker 157015 (RFR/CH/A/1852). H.M.S. “Hawke”, Royal Navy. Died 15 October 1914. Memorials: Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 4; All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery. Baptized Thurnham, 1st April 1872; formerly a stoker in HMS “Janus”; married Florence Amy Barnes.
TOMLIN, GEORGE HARRY. Private 24355, 16th Bn., Welsh Regiment; joined Army February 1915; Cardiff City Btn.; to France December 1916; killed instantaneously, 7 July 1916. Born: Snodland; enlisted: Bargoed; residence: New Tredegar. Buried: Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France, grave X. E. 8. Memorials: All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery. [Death reported KM 5 and 8 Aug 1916] Bapt All Saints 2 Apr 1894, son of John William and Sophia of 7 Alma Place; educated at C of E School, Brook Street; employed at Lead Wool Works.
TOMLIN, John William. ‘Munitioner’ at baptism of daughter Georgina Alice, All Saints, 30 Aug 1918. Address: 6 Mill Row; wife Minnie Alice
TONG, ALBERT EDWARD RAYMOND. Roll of Honour 2-3. Private 027635, Royal Army Ordnance Corps/ King’s Royal Rifles, who died on Monday 25th November 1918, aged 24. Buried 30 November 1918: ‘ex soldier’: Snodland Cemetery, grave 782. Memorials: All Saints, Snodland; War Memorial, Snodland Cemetery; Snodland Cemetery NE M 3: Book memorial. In loving / memory / of / Rfm. ALBERT / EDWARD / RAYMOND / TONG / 11th Batt. K.R.R. / died from injuries / by wounds / received at / Hebutern, France / and /exposure / while on / active / service / Nov. 25th 1918 / aged 24 years / Underneath / are the / everlasting / arms; New Jerusalem, Snodland. Son of Albert, blacksmith, and Louisa Tong, of 1, Waghorn Rd., then of “Delhi”, Malling Rd., Snodland.
TROOTE, James Owen. Roll of Honour 2-3. ‘Soldier’ at baptism of daughter Joyce Frances at Christ Church on 15 May 1921. Address: 2 Ivy Cottages, Bramley Road; wife Amy Frances
TROWELL, ERNEST BERTRAM. Royal Army Ordinance Corps, Sub-Conductor S/4634, killed in action, 23 April 1915, aged 32. Born Snodland; enlisted: Chatham; son of Charles Trowell (bricklayer, born c.1866, Thurnham), and Emily Trowell (born c.1859, Birling), of Cranbrook, Kent (formerly of 2 Alma Place, Snodland (1891)); husband of Annie Janet Harriet Trowell, of “Aldesthel”, Old Top Rd., Ore, Hastings, Sussex. Buried: Poperinge Old Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, grave II. L. 23.
TUCKER, S. H. Roll of Honour 2-3