Thomas Cox Elder

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40557
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 09.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 54 to 60 & 163A.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 20 Mid Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Elder, 20 Mid St, Dundee

  • Father:

    George Elder, 20 Mid St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Cox Elder

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

Thomas Cox Elder   40557   Black Watch, attached Lancashire Fusiliers

ELDER___Killed in action, on the 9th October, 1917, Pte. Tom Cox Elder, Black Watch, attached Lancashire Fusiliers, aged 20, second beloved son of Mr and Mrs Geo. Elder, 20 Mid Street, Dundee.

Inserted by his Uncle and Aunt, Tom and Jessie Cox, 612 Argyle Street, Glasgow.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th November 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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