Peter Thomson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: November 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: S/6447
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 15/07/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 10A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 Peddie St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Ploughman
  • Mother:

    Agnes Thomson, 4 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert Thomson, 4 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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More about Peter Thomson

Private Peter Thomson of the 8th Black Watch was killed in action on 15th July 1916; he is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

Peter Thomson   S/6447   Black Watch

ARBROATH MAN KILLED—Mr Robert Thomson, 4 Peddie Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that his son, Private Peter Thomson, Black Watch, in his 21st year, had been killed in action on 15th July.  Private Thomson had been at the front for fully 14 months, and was home on leave at the end of May.  Previous to enlisting in November, 1914, he was employed as a ploughman with Mr Barrie, Templeton, near Arbroath.

Arbroath Herald 18th August 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Derek Robertson and Michael Caldwell

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