Second Lieutenant Tom Black

Army Number: n/a (formerly Sergeant 2724)

Battalion: 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Son of Mr C. Black, Walton Fields House, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. He was commissioned 6th June 1916 into the 19th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment. Was attached to the 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and was killed in action, 18th September 1916, whilst serving in the line near Serre, France, during the Battle of the Somme.

Second Lieutenant Tom Black

Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Second Lieutenant Tom Black is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Thomas the Apostles Church War Memorial, Brampton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.