Thomas Kilcullen

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1707
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion, 'H' Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 27/03/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.H.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 39 Millers Wynd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dresser, Gilroy, Sons & Co Ltd, Tay Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary A. Kilcullen, 143 Brook St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Thomas Kilcullen, 143 Brook St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Daniel & John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Kilcullen



Private Thomas Kilcullen, 5th Black Watch, was the victim of a German sniper.  Mr Thomas Kilcullen, 141 Overgate, his father, received several intimations to the effect that his son was shot through the head while in the trenches on 30th March, and died shortly afterwards.  Deceased, who was twenty years of age, had been three years in the Territorials, and was employed as a dresser in Tay Works, Dundee (Gilroy, Sons, & Co., Ltd.)

Dundee Courier 24th April 1915

Thomas is believed to be the brother of Pte Daniel Kilcullen, 149094, 198th Coy, Labour Corps & Pte John Joseph Kilcullen, 138787, 35th Coy R.A.M.C.

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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