David Thom

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 8212
  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 78th Battery
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 25.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Haringhe (Bandeghem) Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.E.5.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Forfar
  • Address: 131 Ann St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Vanman, James Durkie, Bakers, Stobswell, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Thom, 131 Ann St, Dundee

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  • Children:

More about David Thom

David Thom   R.F.A.

Bom. David Thom, R.F.A., was the eldest son of Pte. David Thom, Black Watch, whose home is at 131 Ann Street.  Bombr. Thom, who was 23 years of age, and was formerly employed as a vanman with Mr James Durkie, baker, Stobswell, took a prominent part in athletics.  He was mobilised in 1914, being a reservist, and went directly to France.  Deceased had been twice wounded.  His father took part in the South African War, and re-enlisted in November, 1914.

Dundee Courier 17th  May 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Micheal Caldwell

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