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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Tom Softley

In memory of:

Private Tom Softley

August 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

234282

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Walter and Grace Ann Softley, of Stanningley, Leeds, England. Native of Farsley, Leeds.

Commemorated on Page 329 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. D. 4.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo (1) of Tom Softley– Tom Softley moved to Canada with his Brother Arthur and Sister Emily. He was a cousin to my Great Grandfather.
  • Photo (2) of Tom Softley– Tom Softley in his younger days, presumably having recently won trophies for some sort of event.
  • Photo (3)  of Tom Softley– Tom Softley's Parents Walter & Grace Ann, later in life.

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