Thomas Steedsman

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: August 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 410274
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 09.10.1890
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 53 Logie St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mechanic, West Ward Works, Blinshall St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Helen Steedsman, 53 Logie St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Steedsman

  • Siblings:

    Nellie (born 1887) Williamina (born 1893)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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