Private Thomas Birks

Army Number: 13376

Battalion: 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory MedalBorn and lived at Derby. Son of Thomas and Caroline Birks of 14, Payne Street, Derby. He was a labourer prior to enlisting 26th August 1914 at Derby. He went to Gallipoli 1st July 1915 and was killed in action, 9th August 1915, in the attack at Ismail Oglu Tepe, (Chocolate Hill), Gallipoli, Turkey.

Commemorated : Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 150 to 152.

Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Private Thomas Birks is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Aulkmunds Church War Memorial, Derby.