This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: August 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 410274
- Rank: Sapper
- Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
- Unit/Ship: 478th Field Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 27
- Date of Death: 29.03.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 10 to 13
- Date of Birth: 09.10.1890
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 53 Logie St, Dundee
- Occupation: Mechanic, West Ward Works, Blinshall St, Dundee
Helen Steedsman, 53 Logie St, Dundee
Nellie (born 1887) Williamina (born 1893)
More about Thomas Steedsman
Thomas has no known grave but is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial.
Thomas Steedsman 4/0274 Royal Engineers
News has been received by Mrs William Steedsman, 53 Logie Street, Lochee, that her only son, Sapper Thomas Steedsman, Royal Engineers, has been killed in action. Deceased, who was 27 years of age, enlisted in August, 1915, and went to the front in June of the following year. Prior to enlisting he was employed as a mechanic in West Ward Works, Blinshall Street.
Dundee Courier 19th April 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Alan Steedsman Herd & Michael Caldwell.
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