This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Thomas Kettles Sime
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Alresford, Hampshire
- Service no: S/9180
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 26.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 115 to 119
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 11 Arklay Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Mill Mechanic, Bowbridge Works, Dundee
Isabella Kettles Sime, 11 Arklay St, Dundee
John Sime, 11 Arklay St, Dundee
John and 2nd brother (name unknown)
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Thomas K. Sime S/9180 8th Gordon Highlanders
A DUNDEE GORDON HIGHLANDER KILLED.
Mr John Sime, 11 Arklay Street, yesterday received official intimation that his son, Private Thomas K. Sime, 8th Gordon Highlanders, had been killed in action. Deceased, who was in his 19th year, was the third son of Mr Sime and previous to joining the Gordons on the outbreak of war was an apprentice mechanic with J. & A. D. Grimond Ltd., Bowbridge Works.
He had been in France for five months. A brother, John, is at present with the R.A.M.C., having been at the front for four months.
Dundee Courier 19th October 1915
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