Thomas W. A. Davey 1930-1950

Pte Somerset Light Infantry

Bridgwater Mercury June 1951

Private Thomas W. A. Davey died in the Korean War, 21st June 1951 aged 21 years.

News of the death in Korea of their 21 year old son, Private Thomas Davey, has been received by Mr and Mrs Charles Davey of 17 Kidsbury Road. About a week previously they were informed that he had been wounded in both legs by shrapnel and a later message stated he was progressing in hospital. Before joining the army Private Davey was a member of the St John Ambulance Brigade and employed by Messrs. Pollard & Sons. His father was seriously ill in Bridgwater Hospital when the sad news was received.