Thomas Docherty

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 3/2698
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 28.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.19.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 78 Princes St, Dundee
  • Occupation: G. C. Taylor, Jamaica St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Bridget Docherty, 78 Princes St, Dundee

  • Father:

    J. Docherty, 78 Princes St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Docherty

Thomas Docherty   3/2698  Black Watch


Private Thomas Docherty, in a letter to his mother, who resides at 78 Princess Street, Dundee, states that he was wounded in the hand and slightly gassed.

Pte. Docherty enlisted in the 3d Black Watch at the outbreak of war, and before proceeding to France was transferred to the 1st Battalion.  Pte Docherty was wounded during the fighting on 9th May, and was for a time in Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow.

Dundee Courier 5th October 1915

Docherty   3/2698  Black Watch

Pte. T. Docherty, Black Watch, was the son of Mr and Mrs J. Docherty, 78 Princes Street, Dundee.  He was 22 years of age, and enlisted at the outbreak of war.  He had been twice wounded and had served 3½ years in France.  Previous to enlistment he was in the employment of Messrs G. C. Taylor & Sons, Jamaica Street, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 20th June 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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