Thomas Raddall (sport shooter)

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Thomas Head Raddall
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Born(1876-12-09)9 December 1876
Farnborough, Hampshire, England
Died9 August 1918(1918-08-09) (aged 41)
Méharicourt, Somme, France
Sport
Sport Sports shooting

Thomas Head Raddall DSO (9 December 1876 9 August 1918) was a British sports shooter. [1] He competed in the team 300 metre free rifle event at the 1908 Summer Olympics. [2] He was killed in action during World War I in France, [3] having attained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Canadian Infantry and been awarded the DSO. He was buried at the Commonwealth military Manitoba Cemetery at Caix, France, and left a widow, Ellen, who was resident in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. [4] His son was Canadian writer Thomas Head Raddall. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Thomas Raddall". Olympedia. Retrieved 8 April 2021.
  2. "Sports Reference: Thomas Raddall". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
  3. "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  4. "CWGC casualty record".