Alexander Thom

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 23049
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 28.11.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 68 to 70 & 162 & 162A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Kirriemuir
  • Address: 148 Alexander Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Ann Thom, 148 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Thom, 148 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Mrs D. Cosgrove

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Thom

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

Alexander Thom   23049   Scottish Rifles

Private Alexander Thom, Scottish Rifles, (killed), was the eldest son of Jane and Alexander Thom, 148 Alexander Street, Dundee, late of Kirriemuir.  He was 23 years of age. Also inserted by his sister Mrs D. Cosgrove.

Dundee Peoples Journal 22nd December 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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