Thomas McCann

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/6732
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 11.05.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 42 & 44

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 10 Court Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Foundry Worker
  • Mother:

    Mary McCann, 10 Court St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Thomas McCann, 10 Court St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James & Robert

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas McCann

Thomas has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

DUNDEE A. & S.H. PRIVATE KILLED.

Private Thomas M’Cann. 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 10 Court Street, Dundee, was killed in action on 11th  May last.  Private M’Cann was 20 years of age, and was two years with the Argylls.

Dundee Courier 16th June 1915

FOUNDRY WORKER FALLS.

Private Thomas M’Cann. 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 10 Court Street, Dundee, was killed in action on 11th May last.  Official intimation to this effect has been received by his relatives.

Private M’Cann was 20 years of age, and before enlisting two years ago was employed in the foundry at Dens Works.  He was unmarried, and went to the front three months ago.

Two of his brothers – Sergeant James M’Cann and Private Robert M’Cann – are attached to the Highland Light Infantry.  Private Robert M’Cann was wounded in September last, and is again at the front.

Dundee Courier 16th June 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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