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Thomas Farrow

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Thomas was born in Blaxhall in 1880 to John & Ann. Serving as a Trooper in the 12th (Prince of Wales's) Royal Lancers Thomas was killed on the 6th of September 1914, probably while fighting with Gough's command during the opening to the Battle of the Marne. His name is among the 4000 British servicemen killed in the area with no known grave who are commemorated on the La Ferte-sous-Jouarre memorial near Paris.

Nine days before Thomas's death, on the 28th of August 1914, The 12th Lancers had secured their place in history when they met German Dragoons in one of the last full blown cavalry vs cavalry charges in Western Europe.