BEARDMORE, Thomas

Rank: 
WO1 Regimental Sergeant Major
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
North Staffordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
5048331
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Thursday, February 3, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
RSM Tom Beardmore No 9 Commando
RSM Tom Beardmore No 9 Commando
Regimental Sergeant Major Tom Beardsmore was killed during operations at Mount Ornito and Monte Faito, Italy.
 
Before the war commenced, whilst a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Bn., North Staffs.,  he was amongst a group of service personnel whose names were brought to notice by the General Officer Commanding the British Forces in Palestine and Trans-Jordan, in recognition of distinguished services rendered in connection with the operations in Palestine during the period, 12th September, 1937 to 31st March, 1938.
 
He additionally received a MiD for gallant and distinguished services in Italy whilst attached to the Commandos.
 

His name is also on a Marble Roll of Honour on Monte Ornito.

Sources:
London Gazettes Issue 34582 page 8177 published 29th Dec. 1938 
London Gazettes Supplement 36886 page 329.
 

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