Sergeant Thomas Wiseman

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

21 Nov 1917

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery

Soldier or Civilian

  • Civilian


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 15th December 1917
Farrier Sgt Thomas Wiseman

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.

Farrier Sgt Thomas Wiseman

Author: Deejaya

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