113247 Pte. Thomas Gill, born in Lancashire, England, in June 1883, signed on in July 1915, in Barriefield, Ontario.

A teamster by trade, with 15 months previous military experience in the 13th Regiment, Thomas originally attested into the 8th CMR on July 31st, 1915.

With the 8th CMR absorbed into the 4th CMR in January 1916, Thomas served with the 4th CMR until lost in the "Battle for Mount Sorrel" on June 2nd, 1916.

The following links direct you to the 'Matrix Project', which is a collection of blogs relating to Great War soldiers who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF).

Managed by Richard Laughton, the blogs are created by members of the 'Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group' and present well researched individual biographies.

With particular reference to men of the 4th CMR, and specifically to Thomas Gill, the following blog is presented: Pte. Thomas Gill

Related links:

The Matrix Project blogspot index

The Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group

Particular thanks are extended to the Matrix Project, for all of their hard work in ensuring the men of the CEF are not forgotten.