Youngest son of Robert and Susan Mellefont née Gilbert. His Father, born in Carne, Co. Wexford was station officer in the Coast Guard. 1901 census shows family living in Riverchapel. Thomas enlisted before the War in Jan 1912. His brother Gilbert served with the Royal Navy and survived the War. Thomas is commemorated on a memorial in the former Mariners Church, Dun Laoghaire which is now a museum.
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Ballyhaskin, Newtownards, Co. Down.
Riverchapel, Courtown, Co. Wexford
Date of Death
Circumstances of Death
Killed in Action at Bethune, Pas-de-Calais, France
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