NameThomas SCATCHARD , 2C3R
Birth6 Jul 1878, Boston Spa, Yorkshire
Death8 Sep 1914, Sablonnieres, France
BurialSablonnieres, France
FatherThomas Edward SCATCHARD (1844-1922)
MotherMartha THEAKSTON (1847-1938)
Spouses
Birthabt 1885, Bengal, India
Baptism25 Jan 1885, Banuu, Bengal, India
Death27 May 1960, Daventry, Northamptonshire
Marriage12 Nov 1907, Agra, India
ChildrenPhyllis May Lindsay (1908-1956)
Notes for Thomas SCATCHARD
In the 1881 census Main Road Clifford cum Boston Yorkshire.
Head, Thomas E. Scatchard, age 36, General Practitioner, born Boston Spa, Yorkshire.
Wife Martha Scatchard, age 33, born Masham, Yorkshire.
Son James P. Scatchard, age 7, scholar born Boston Spa.
Son Robert E. Scatchard, age 4, born Boston Spa.
Son Thomas Scatchard, age 2, born Boston Spa.

In the 1891 census District Royal Medical Benevolent College, Epsom, Surrey.
Pupil James Percival Scatchard, age 17, student, born Boston Spa, Yorkshire.
Pupil Robert Edward Scatchard, age 14, Born Boston Spa, Yorkshire.
Pupil Thomas Scatchard, age 12, student, born Boston Spa, Yorkshire.
[The Headmaster is Thomas Northmore Hart-Smith, age 36, Clerk in Holy Orders, M.A. Oxford.

In the 1901 census 38 Springfield Place, Leeds.
Thomas Scatchard, boarder, age 22, medical student, born Boston Spa, Yorkshire.

India Select marriages Agra, Bengal, India
November 12, 1907 Thomas Scatchard, age 29, father Thomas Edward Scatchard and Ada May Hervey, father Hugh Delan Hervey

In the 1911 census in India
Return of all Commissioned Officers, Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, Trumpeters, Drummers and Rank and File
Captain Thomas Scatchard, married, Royal Army Medical CVorps., born Boston Spa, Yorkshire, England
[a few pages later]
Return of Wives and Children of Officers who passed the night of Sunday, April 2, 1911 in these Barracks or Quarters
Wife Ada Mary Scatchard, age 26, married 3 years, 1 child born alive, 1 still living, born Punjab, India, English nationality
Daughter Phyllis May Lindsay Scatchard, age 2, born Agra, India, English nationality.

The Indian Army Quarterly List for January 1, 1912
T. Scatchard, first commission July 31, 1905, Captain date rank January 31, 1909, Royal Army Medical Corps, Ranikhet
[Ranikhet, Uttarakhand, India is in a mountainous region Northern India close to Nepal]

from De Ruvvigny’s Roll of Honour volume 1
Scatchard, Thomas, Capt. Royal Army Medical Corps, youngest son of Thomas Edward Scatchard of Boston Spa, county Yorkshire M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., by his wife Martha, daughter of Robert Theakston; b. Boston Spa 6 July, 1878; educated Epsom College: gazetted Lieut. in the R.A.M.C. 31 July, 1905, and promoted Captain 31 Jan 1909; joined his regiment at Aldershot where he served for 18 months, then proceeded to India and was there for 5 1/2 years, being stationed at Lucknow, Agra, Kailana and Ranikhet; returned to England, and served the the nine months’ course at Millbank, London for promotion to Major, and then a year at Connaught Hospital, Aldershot, where when war was declared in August 1914; went to France with the 26th Brigade, R.F.A., 16 Aug. 1914, and was killed in action near Sablonnieres on September the following. Buried in the Cemetery there. He married at Agra, India, 12 November 1907, Ada Mary, youngest daughter of Col. Hugh de la Motte Hervey, and Granddaughter of General Hervey, C.B. and had a daughter Phyllis May Lindsay, born 20 December 1908

Soldiers Died in the Great War
Thomas Scatchard, Captain Royal Army Medical Corps, killed in action September 8 1914.

[Note: the British Expeditionary Force first engaged the German Army at the Battle on Mons on August 1914. Thus he was in France less than 1 month and was killed about 2 weeks after the British first engaged in hostilities.]

WWI Medal Rolls Index
Campaign British Expeditionary Force 1914
T. Scatchard, Royal Army Medical Corps, Captain, date of Death 8:9:14
Victory Medal
British Medal
[the Star is crossed out and next to it says clasp only, which might mean the British Medal is clasp only]

Bellot Communal Cemetery, France, Grave 3

National Probate Calendar
Thomas Scatchard of Tavistock South Farnbourough Hampshire died 8 September 1914 near Choisy Paris France Probate London 30 November 1914 to Martha Scatchard (wife of Thomas Edward Scatchard) Marianne Selkirk (wife of John Selkirk) and James Percival Scatchard physician [brother]. Effects 1190 pounds 14 shillings 5 pence
Notes for Ada May (Spouse 1)
India Select Births and Baptisms
Ada May Harvey [should be Herve], baptism, January 25, 1885, Banuu, Bengal, India, father Hugh Delamotte Harvey [Should be Hugh De La Motte Hervey], mother Minnie Fanny Eliza

National Probate Calendar
Ada May Scatchard of Park House Upton Northamptonshire widow died 27 May 1960 at Danetree Hospital Daventry Northamptonshire Probate Exeter 24 October 1960 to Claud Miles Still accountant. Effects 3066 pounds.
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