Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
21 Nov 1917
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
Soldier or Civilian
Farrier Sgt Thomas Wiseman, 47226, 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars, was killed in action in France on November 21st, 1917. Born in Luton, he was aged 33 and had married, his wife living In Andover, Hampshire.
Sgt Hunt wrote to widow Fanny in Hampshire that her husband had been in charge of horses during very heavy shelling. One shell dropped close to him, killing him instantly.
Sgt Wiseman, already a Regular soldier, was mobilised at the outbreak of war. He was the son of the late Samuel (died 1904) and Elizabeth (died 1903), and at the time of the 1901 Census the family were living at 29 Cumberland Street, Luton.
He was in barracks in Hampshire at the time of the 1911 Census, and in 1915 married Fanny Maria Nash in Andover.
Thomas had an older brother, Joseph, living with his family at 10 Hitchin Road, Luton, at the time of his death.