Thomas Dick Balbirnie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/8407
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion,
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 12.10.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15A & 16C

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 53 Park Wynd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Betsy Balbirnie, 53 Park Wynd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Davidson Balbirnie

  • Siblings:

    William, Annabella and Maggie

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Dick Balbirnie

Thomas has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Thomas Dick Balbirnie   S/8407   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

BALBIRNIEKilled in action, on the 12th October 1916, 8407 Private Thomas Dick Balbirnie, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, beloved son of the late Davidson Balbirnie, coal dealer, and Mrs Balbirnie, 53 Park Wynd, Dundee, aged 21. – Inserted by his sorrowing Mother, brother Willie, and sisters Annabella and Maggie.

Dundee People’s Journal 18th November 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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