This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 240848
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 166 King Street, Broughty Ferry.
- Occupation: Oilcake Works, Dundee
Annie Lawrence, 170 King St, Broughty Ferry
Thomas Lawrence, 170 King St, Broughty Ferry
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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