Service no. 39017
Private, East Lancashire Regiment, 2nd/5th Battalion, formerly 233832, Royal Field Artillery
Born in Lambeth; enlisted in Lambeth; lived in Stockwell
Died on 26 March 1918, aged 38
CWGC: “Husband of F. M. Protheroe, of 108, Grantham Rd., Clapham Road, London.”
Remembered at Etaples Military Cemetery, France and St Andrew’s Church, Landor Road, London SW9
In 1911, Thomas Protheroe, 29, the son of Thomas James Protheroe and Ruth Carrington, newly married to Florence Maud Todd, 28, lived at 40 Honeybrook Road, Clapham Park, where they had four rooms. Thomas worked as a process engraver in the newspaper industry. They had no children. Both were from Newington, southeast London. Florence later moved to 108 Grantham Road, Stockwell. Thomas was born on 12 April 1881 and attended Harper Street School in Southwark. He was the eldest of six children.