Thomas Scott

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: S/5658
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 26/04/1916
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V. H. 14.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Tayport
  • Address: 3 Henderson Street, Tayport.
  • Occupation: Tayport Sawmill
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jessie Brown (formerly Scott) 3 Henderson St, Tayport

  • Children:

    Amelia, born 15.06.1911 & Thomas, born 16.11.1914

More about Thomas Scott

Thomas Scott   S/5658   Black Watch

Mrs Thomas Scott, 3 Henderson Street, Tayport, received official intimation from the War Office that her husband, Private Thomas Scott, Black Watch, has died of wounds received in action in Mesopotamia.  He was 25 years of age, and previous to enlistment was engaged at Tayport Sawmill, but was a ploughman to trade.  A widow and two children are left.

Dundee Peoples Journal 20th May 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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