Robert Peter Thomson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 13387
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 30.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Joncourt British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.28.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 96 Logie St, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: General Accident Assurance Corp.
  • Mother:

    JoanN Thomson, 96 Logie St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert L. Thomson, 96 Logie St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Peter Thomson

Robert shares a final resting place with Pte Bernard McLinden, 12738, 10th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action 30.09.1918.

Robert Peter Thomson   13387   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Lochee Tennis Player Killed.

Private Robert P. Thomson, A. and S. H., eldest son of Mr and Mrs Robt. L. Thomson, Ancrum Cottage, Lochee, was killed in action on 13th September.  Deceased, who was 20 years of age, enlisted in August, 1915, and had been in France for about two years.  He had been twice previously wounded.  Before joining up he was in the office of the General Accident Assurance Corporation, Ltd., and was a popular member of the Lochee Tennis Club.  His younger brother, John is also in the A. and S.H.

Dundee Courier 15th October 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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