An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN.

An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN.










An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY
1914-15 Trio & Commemorative Plaque.

To:
3371 Pte Thomas Powell,
1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS


An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. KILLED IN ACTION 7th August 1915
GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek”


An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. [THE MEDALS]
Officially Impressed
1914-15 Star:
3371. Pte T. POWELL. LAN: FUS:
War & Victory Medals:
3371 Pte T. POWELL. LAN. FUS.



An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. [PLAQUE]
“THOMAS POWELL”

[BIOGRAPHY]
Thomas Powell was a born in Chester in 1887 and was a native of the Widnes, Runcorn and Warrington area.


An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. The son of the late Mr John Powell and Mrs Amelia Powell of 35 Brackley Street, Runcorn. In 1891 he is seen as a four year old living at 42 South Bank Terrace, Runcorn & in 1901 living at 21 Cross Lane, Warrington. Thomas had three brothers & three sisters.
Prior to enlistment he had been a fitter.




An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. [TO THE BALKANS & INTO ACTION]
Thomas Powell embarked to Theatre 2B (The Balkans) on 11th July 1915 and after only 27 days in action he was killed in action on 7th August 1915 during the “Battle of Nek” at Gallipoli.
His unit was given the task of taking and holding the entrenched Turkish positions at “Hill 10”. Their next objective was to have been “Chocolate Hill” in conjunction with the 8th Northumberland Fusiliers & the 5th Dorsets. Casualties were so severe that the secondary action did not take place.

An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. As with so many men who fell in this vicious campaign, Tom’s body was lost without trace & he has no known grave.
He is commemorated with eternal honour on the Helles Memorial. His name is also on the Widnes War Memorial in Victoria Park and in St Paul’s Church, Widnes.


An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN. An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN.








The group comes with copy CWG papers and various other papers including census records and an original & copied newspaper cuttings which with a picture of Tom detail some of his history.

The Medals are EF, Original & Uncleaned with original ribbons. Plaque is polished & Good VF.

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An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS   Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN.

An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN.
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An Important GALLIPOLI ‘“Battle of Nek” CASUALTY 1914-15 Trio & Plaque. 3371 Pte Thomas Powell, 1/7th & 9th Bn. LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS Killed in Action. 7th August 1915. FROM RUNCORN.