Best, Thomas Herbert –

Eldest son of late Herbert Best, and of Mary Elizabeth Best, of 38, Hastings Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted September 1914.

Personal details

  • Surname: Best
  • Forename: Thomas Herbert
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: June 4th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Sergeant
  • Unit: 15th (1st Edinburgh) (Service) Battalion. ("The Manchester Scottish")
  • Service number: 17296
  • Regiment: Royal Scots (Lothian) Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 16/06/1916 04/08/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d* 6f* S12*

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