Thomas Knox

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 55339
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 18th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 28.09.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.N.8.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Don & Duncan, Mid St Mill, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Catherine Knox, 32 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    3 Brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Knox

Thomas Knox   55339   Highland Light Infantry

Pte. Thomas Knox, H.L.I., son of Mrs Knox, 32 Hilltown, was killed in action on 28th September.  Deceased, who was 19 years of age, enlisted about two years ago, and had been in France for 9 months.  Prior to joining up he was employed with Messrs Don & Duncan, Mid Street Mill.  Mrs Knox has two sons still serving, one of whom was discharged but rejoined, while another son is discharged.

Dundee Courier 26th October 1918

Images kindly supplied by Peter Knox. Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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