This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Thomas Gow Loney
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Aberdeen
- Service no: 13186
- Rank: Private
- 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.
- Date of Birth: 1886
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: Ashlea, Stannergate, Dundee
- Occupation: Accident Inspector
Ann Gow Loney, Ashlea, Stannergate, Broughty Ferry
Allison C. Loney, Ashlea, Stannergate, Broughty Ferry
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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