Albert James Thomson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 32425
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: East Lancashire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 04.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 77 to 79 & 163A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 North Ellen Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: F. S. Sandeman & Sons, Manhattan Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary Langlands, 4 North Ellen St, Dundee

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More about Albert James Thomson

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

Albert James Thomson   32425   East Lancashire Regiment

DUNDEE MAN MAKES THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.

Information has been by Mrs Langlands, 4 North Ellen Street, Dundee, that her son, Private Albert James Thomson, East Lancashire Regiment, has been killed in action.

Prior to enlistment deceased, who was 22 years of age, was employed in Manhattan Works Dundee.  He had only been three weeks in France, and enlisted in March last year.

Dundee Courier 25th October 1917

Additional information and image very kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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