James McLaren Thomson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 28771
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 18.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Buchan, Forfarshire
  • Address: 10 Airlie Terrace, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Moir (formerly Thomson) Nipawen P.O. Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada

  • Father:

    George Thomson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James McLaren Thomson

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

James Thomson   28771   Kings Own Scottish Borderers

THOMSON—Previously reported missing since 18th May, 1917, now presumed to have been killed, James Thomson, F. and F. Yeomanry, attached Kings Own Scottish Borderers, aged 27 years, elder son of the late George Thomson, farmer, Fauldiehall, Arbirlot, and of Mrs Thomson, 10 Airlie Terrace, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 24th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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