Thomas John Black

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/10301
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 36
  • Date of Death: 24.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XXVII.H.4A.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 18 Craigie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Plasterer
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Robert Black, 14 Lyon St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jessie Black, 18 Craigie St, Dundee

  • Children:

    2 Children (names unknown)

More about Thomas John Black

Thomas J. Black   S/10301   Cameron Highlanders

Died of Wounds.

Private Thomas Black, Camerons, who fell in action on 24th April, had been on active service since the outbreak of war, and had seen a great deal of severe fighting.  He was 36 years of age, and was formerly employed as a plasterer.  Private Black leaves a widow and two children, who reside at 18 Craigie Street.

Dundee Courier 15th May 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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