Thomas Thatcher (c1742-1769)

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Thomas Thatcher (c1742-1769) was born circa 1742 and died 12 May 1769 of unspecified causes.

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‡ General
  • <<insults>>, page 115, quoting this anonymous epitaph from the Winchester Cathedral yard:
In memory of
A grenadier of the Ninth Regiment
of Hants Militia, who died of a
violent fever, contracted by drinking
small beer when hot, the 12th of May,
1769, aged 26 years....
Here sleeps in peace a Hampshire Grenadier
Who caught his death by drinking cold small beer.
Soldiers, be wise from his untimely fall,
And when ye're hot, drink strong or none at all.
Ω Birth
  • Between May 1742 and May 1743


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