This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Albert James Thomson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 32425
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 4 North Ellen Street, Dundee
- Occupation: F. S. Sandeman & Sons, Manhattan Works, Dundee
Mary Langlands, 4 North Ellen St, Dundee
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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