Thomas Justice

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 8660
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards: Military Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 01.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.H.34.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Abbeyhill, Edinburgh
  • Address: 49 Kirk Street, Lochee,
  • Occupation: Cooper, Ballingall Brewery, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Lizzie Menzies Justice

  • Father:

    Peter Justice

  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:

    Janet Mackie Young (formally Justice) 96 South Rd, Lochee

  • Children:

    Thomas, born 20.03.1915

More about Thomas Justice

Thomas shares a final resting place with Cpl William Christopher Smith, 9856, 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed in action 01.07.1916, he was originally from Edinburgh.

Thomas Justice   8660   Seaforth Highlanders

GALLANT SEAFORTH FALLS.

Official information has been received by Mrs Justice, Kirk Street, Lochee, that her husband, Private Thomas Justice, Seaforth Highlanders, has fallen in action.  Private Justice, who previous to the war was employed as a cooper by Messrs Ballingall, Dundee, was a Reservist, and had been with the colours since the outbreak of war.  He was twice commended for conspicuous bravery on the field.  Deceased was 31 years of age.  Two brothers of Private Justice are in the Black Watch, and both have been wounded in action.  Deceased leaves a widow and one child.

Dundee People’s Journal 22nd July 1916

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