Thomas Lawrence

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 240848
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 03/02/1917
  • Burial Country: United Kingdom
  • Cemetery: Barnhill Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: O. 1. 317.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 166 King Street, Broughty Ferry.
  • Occupation: Oilcake Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Lawrence, 170 King St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    Thomas Lawrence, 170 King St, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:

    James

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Lawrence

Thomas the brother of Gunner James Ross Lawrence, 365570, 233rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery who died of wounds 03.09.1917.

Thomas Lawrence   240848   Black Watch

Private Thomas Lawrence, Broughty Ferry, has died in hospital in hospital as the result of shell shock.  Private Lawrence was only 16 when he joined the Black Watch two years ago, and was seven months with the army in France.  He was employed prior to hostilities in the Oilcake Works.  He was a member of Dundee Street Mission Bible class, and the Rev. G. E. Troup on Sunday paid tribute to his character.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th February 1917

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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