Regiment : 1st/1st Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Service number : 325529
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 31st July 1916 aged 20
Buried : Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq, Angora Memorial 141.
Birthplace : Knightwick, resident Blackpool, enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Son of Thomas and Fanny Roper, of Huntly Villas, 31 Westcliffe Drive, Blackpool
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment QOWH
T.L. Roper 1st/1st Worcester Yeomanry, 1st Draft, embarked at Devonport 23rd October 1915 for service with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, disembarked at Mudros 6th November 1915, disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt on 30th November 1915. Died at Angora 31st July 1916, Prisoner of War.
Source for additional information: The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 – 1922.
[Surname given as Proper in Pershore records] Worcester Yeomanry. Brother of Mrs Harris of Pinvin. Worked at Fish Shop.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/