This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Thomas Cox Elder
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 40557
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 20 Mid Street, Dundee
Jessie Elder, 20 Mid St, Dundee
George Elder, 20 Mid St, Dundee
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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