This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/5212
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Anson Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 13.11.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 1A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 10 Peddie St, Dundee
- Occupation: Thomson, Shepherd & Co Ltd, Seafield Works, Dundee
Nellie Dloan, 10 Peddie St, Dundee
William Dolan, 10 Peddie St, Dundee
William and Robert
More about Thomas Dolan
Thomas has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Thomas Dolan CZ/5112 Anson Bn R.N.D.
Mr William Dolan, 10 Peddie Street, Dundee, has just received information that his eldest son, A.B. Thomas Dolan, of the Royal Naval Division, has been killed in action. A.B. Dolan was 24 years of age, and had been on active service for about 14 months. Before the outbreak of war deceased was employed with Messrs Thomson & Shepherd. Mr Dolan had other two sons in the army. Private William saw service with the Black Watch, and lost an eye, and has now been discharged. The other, Private Robert Dolan, is serving with the Scottish Rifles.
Dundee People’s Journal 9th December 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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