Peter Timmons

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: February 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 16667
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 16.06.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 12 to 13

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1891
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 18 Taylors Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ann Nihill (1856-1903)

  • Father:

    James Timmons (1856-1925)

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Catherine Timmons

  • Children:

More about Peter Timmons

Peter has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. He was the son of Mr & Mrs Timmons, 28 Taylors Lane, Dundee. Peter initially enlisted with the Black Watch in February 1914 aged 17, having previously been turned down as underweight. He served 32 days before going AWOL and was then medically discharged in December 1914. He then enlisted with the Royal Scots Fusiliers in February 1915 under the name “Timmins.

Peters pension record lists his mother as Elizabeth Caldwell Timmons, 18 Taylors Lane, Dundee.

Peter Timmons   16667   Scots Fusiliers

TIMMONS—Killed in action, on the 16th June 1915, No 16667 Private Peter Timmons, 2d Battalion Scots Fusiliers, 18 years of age.

Dundee Peoples Journal 3rd July 1915

Additional information & photo’s kindly supplied by Irene Moore, further additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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