Private Tom Cullum (36891) of the 6th Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment died on the 5th October 1916 from gunshot wounds received in the battle of the Somme.
He was 22.
Originally attached to the Lincolnshire Regiment, his medal card shows him as having served in the Balkans in 1915.
The 1911 census shows him as working as a labourer in a sawmill and living at 78 Annesley St West Marsh with 9 of his 11 brothers and sisters, and his parents Robert and Frances.
On 6th November 2016 Scouts and members of the public gathered at Scartho Road Cemetery to learn more about the casualties buried there. Below is a picture of some Cub Scouts at Tom’s grave- making sure that he is remembered