Corporal, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 108th Coy., Service no. 42235; formerly 4151, London Regiment.
Died of wounds on 24 March 1918, aged 38.
CWGC: “Son of John and Emma Tomlin; husband of Ethel Tomlin, of 98, Dalyell Rd., Stockwell, London.”
Remembered at Noyon New British Cemetery, Oise, France.
Frederick Tomlin, a married salesman originally from Tring, Hertfordshire, lived at 98 Dalyell Road, Brixton, and enlisted in May 1916. Tomlin’s physical development was described as “good” by the examining officer: he was 5 feet 2 inches tall, had a 36-inch chest and weighed 10 stone. He sustained a gunshot wound to his back on 23 March 1918 and died of his wounds. He was the father of five children.