Thomas Kettles Sime

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Alresford, Hampshire
  • Service no: S/9180
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 11 Arklay Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Mill Mechanic, Bowbridge Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Isabella Kettles Sime, 11 Arklay St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Sime, 11 Arklay St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    John and 2nd  brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Thomas Kettles Sime

Thomas K. Sime  S/9180   8th Gordon Highlanders


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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