Thomas Wood REDFERN
Rank: Acting Colour Sergeant
Number: 12129
Unit: CHESHIRE Regiment
Date of Death: 21 November 1917
Age: 51

Thomas was the older brother of Joe who is also recorded on the memorial here. He lived at 6 Loyalty Place, Churchgate, Stockport. In his younger days, he had been a regular soldier, serving with the Cheshire Regiment. 

When war was declared in August 1914, Thomas went to re-enlist. He was, of course, too old for active service but his old Regiment welcomed him back for home service only and he spent his time as a recruiting sergeant based at Stockport Armoury. His was given the rank of Colour Sergeant. His health deteriorated over the years and he was discharged from the army on 17 April.

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