Thomas Anthony Gilderdale was born in 1919 the son of Thomas Anthony and Catherine Gilderdale of Penarth.
Thomas served in the Royal Artillery, 174 Battery, 58 Lt. A.A. Regiment with the rank of Gunner. His service number was 1494073. Thomas was taken as a Prisoner of War (Cage 9 (from Form RH). Mil no. 10293016) and died on 16th March 1941 aged 21. He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery, 5. D. 5.