Thomas Morrison Maxwell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 28750
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Egypt
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 13.01.1918
  • Burial Country: Egypt
  • Cemetery: Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.157

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address: 191 Lochee Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker
  • Mother:

    Eliza Watson Morrison Maxwell, 191 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Maxwell

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Morrison Maxwell

Thomas drowned at Alexandria, he was the son of Lance Sergeant David Maxwell 12101, of the 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, who died 26.09.1917.


Mrs Maxwell, 181 Lochee Road, Dundee, has received intimation that her only son, Private Thomas Maxwell, H.L.I., has been drowned, and that his body has been recovered.  Pte. Maxwell, who was 19 years of age, was called up in February last, and previous to enlistment was employed as a mill-worker in the City.  Mrs Maxwell’s husband was reported wounded and missing since 26th September, 1917.

Dundee Courier 25th January 1918

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

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