This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Thomas Martin Scott
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/3568
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Hood Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 18
- Date of Death: 13.11.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.A.45.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: Harrington Cottage, Broughty Ferry
- Occupation: Apprentice Engineer, James Low & Co, Monifieth Foundry
William Scott, Harrington Pl, Broughty Ferry
More about Thomas Martin Scott
Thomas is believed to have been a former pupil of Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry and if so is remembered on the schools war memorial.
Tom Martin Scott CZ/3568 Hood Bn R.N.D.
Official intimation has been received by Mr William Scott, builder, Broughty Ferry, that his son, A.B. Tom Scott, R.N.D., has been killed in action. A.B. Scott was before enlisting employed as an apprentice engineer with Messrs James Low & Co., Monifieth Foundry.
Dundee People’s Journal 9th December 1916
Last week the relatives of Seaman Tom Scott, R.N.D., who reside at Hartington Place, Broughty Ferry, received official information that he has been killed in action. Deceased though not yet 19 years of age came through the Dardanelles campaign. He was the son of Mr Wm. Scott, builder, and nephew of ex-Bailie James Scott, and was held in high esteem.
Broughty Ferry Guide 8th December 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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