Photograph of Thomas Shortman of Keynsham

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Somerset Light Infantry, killed first day of the Somme 1916. Editor's Comment: Pte. 17482 Thomas James Shortman, 1st Bn. Somerset Light Infantry, killed in action 1st July 1916, aged 44. The husband of Clara Ann Shortman, of 14, Dapps Hill, Keynsham, Bristol, he is buried in Thistle Dump Cemetery, High Wood, Longueval. The 1st Bn., as part of the 4th Division, attacked between the villages of Serre and Beaumont Hamel on the first day of...