World War I
Thomas Hill Christy

Thomas Hill Christy was the son of David and Mabel Christy of Margaretting Hall, Ingatestone Essex.

He was attached to the 10th Battn Essex Regt and was a second lieutenant who was killed in action

Thomas Christy's parents grave

Maragretting Hall

Plaque to Thomas Christy who lived at Magaretting Hall
12th April 1918 aged 20 He is remembered on the POZIERES MEMORIAL Panel 7 and relates to the period of crisis in March and April 1918 when the Allied Fifth Army was driven back by overwhelming numbers across the former Somme battlefields, and the months that followed before the Advance to Victory, which began on 8 August 1918. The Memorial commemorates over 14,000 casualties of the United Kingdom and 300 of the South African Forces who have no known grave and who died on the Somme from 21 March to 7 August 1918.
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