12257 Lcpl Thomas Henry PYE 8th Batt York and Lancaster Regiment
KILLED IN ACTION 1st July 1916
Thomas Henry PYE was born at Carbrook, Sheffield in 1894. The son of Isaac and Elizabeth we first see him in the census on 1901 living at 380 Bright Street, Carbrook, Sheffield. The 1911 census shows the family at the same address and he is employed as a labourer.
On the 1st September 1914, aged 20, Thomas enlisted at Sheffield. He was given service number 12257 and became a member of the 8th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. His given address at this time is 68 Jubilee Road, Darnall, Sheffield.
He first entered France on the 27th August 1915.
On the 1st July 1916 he was killed in action and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.