This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: April 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 8647
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 37
- Date of Death: 19/07/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.G.24.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: St Vigeans
- Address: Yukon Cottage, Carnoustie
Charlotte Robertson, Yukon Cottage, Carnoustie
Mary Fenton Adam, born 01.08.1914
More about Thomas Adam
Lance Corporal Adam previously served in the Scots Guards throughout the Boer War. He enlisted in April 1915 and died only three months later by a stray bullet while in the trenches. His officer, who was standing by him when he was shot, said:- “The regiment has lost a good soldier, and I have lost one of my best men.” at the time of his death he was aged 37. He was married with one child.
Additional information kindly supplied by Derek Robertson.
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