9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
08/05/1918 (Prisoner of War)
Thomas Bolton was born in Lismoyle, near Swatragh, County Londonderry. Private Tom Bolton was serving with C Company, 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was captured by the Germans on 20th Match 1918 at St Quentin. Subsequent German P.O.W. reports note that he sustained a knee fracture due to a shot through the knee. Private Bolton died on 8th May 1918 as a result of due to general weakness in the auxiliary hospital barracks in Block I to Zerbst. Zerbst is a town in Anhalt-Bitterfeld, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. He was reported as being 23 years old. Private Thomas Bolton is now buried in Berlin South Western Cemetery.