Thomas Lingard (with regiment)
16th Battalion (1st Bradford) - Bradford Pals
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’ Own)
- Thomas Lingard died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme 1 July 1916, Thomas was 21 years old
The first day on the Somme was, in terms of casualties, the worst day in the history of the British army, which suffered 57,470 casualties.
One the first day of the battle the 16th Battalion (1st Bradford) lost 22 officers, and 493 men
Thomas Lingard was born 27 Nov 1894 and died 1 July 1916.