This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Roderick McWhinney Thomson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 4122
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 11.12.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.G.1.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 9 Arthur St, Dundee
- Occupation: Labourer
Lily Thomson, 17 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
David Thomson, 17 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
More about Roderick McWhinney Thomson
There is no Roderick Thomson/Thompson, Black Watch listed on either C.W.G.C. or S.D.G.W. Roderick served under the name of Roderick McWhinney.
Roderick Thomson 4122 Black Watch
Served as Roderick McWhinney
Intelligence has just been received that Private Roderick M’W. Thomson, 9th Black Watch, was accidentally killed in France on 11th December. Private Thomson, who was 19 years of age, joined the colours shortly after the commencement of hostilities, prior to which he was employed as a labourer. He resided at 9 Arthur Street, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 22nd January 1916
THOMSON—Killed in France, on the 11th December 1915, Private Roderick Thomson, Black Watch, eldest son of Private David Thomson, Black Watch (R.H.), 9 Arthur Street, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 15th December 1917
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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