Great War Dundee
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: Dundee
- Service no: 3/2298
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 19.03.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St. Patricks Cemetery, Loos
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.H.29.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 2 Dens Brae, Dundee
- Occupation: Bell & Sime, Timber Merchants, Dundee
Catherine Duffy, 54 King St, Dundee
More about Thomas Duffy
Thomas Duffy 3/2298 1st Black Watch
DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION.
Intimation has been received in Dundee of the death in action of Private Thomas Duffy, 1st Black Watch, whose relatives reside at 18 Dens Brae, Dundee. Private Duffy, who was 22 years of age, had been in the regular army some time prior to the out break of war, and rejoined his old regiment on the commencement of hostilities. Before rejoining he was employed by Messrs Bell & Sime, timber merchants, Dundee.
Private Oswald Duffy, a brother of the deceased soldier, is serving in the 14th H.L.I.
Dundee Courier 4th April 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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