Thomas Gow Loney

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Aberdeen
  • Service no: 13186
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 14th Battalion,
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 10.10.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.41.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1886
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Ashlea, Stannergate, Dundee
  • Occupation: Accident Inspector
  • Mother:

    Ann Gow Loney, Ashlea, Stannergate, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    Allison C. Loney, Ashlea, Stannergate, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Gow Loney

Thomas was a former pupil of Grove Academy and is remembered on the schools war memorial.

Thomas Gow Loney   13186   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

A CRICKETER’S FATE.

Intimation was received yesterday that Private G. Loney, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, had been killed in action.  Private Loney was the second son of Mr A. C. Loney, Ashlea, Stannergate, Dundee, and was educated at the Eastern Public School and Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry.

Previous to enlistment he was an accident inspector in the service of an insurance company, first in Edinburgh, and latterly in Aberdeen.  During his residence in Aberdeen he was a well-known member of the Aberdeenshire Cricket Club, and played regularly in their matches.

Dundee Courier 17th October 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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