George Tolmie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Bradford
  • Service no: 20/248
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 27.07.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 4.B.44.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Edward Tolmie, 4 Mitchell St, Glasgow

  • Siblings:

    3 Brothers

  • Spouse:

    Clara Tolmie, 34 Horsehill Tce, Shipley, Yorkshire

  • Children:

    Marion, born 02.10.1916

More about George Tolmie

George Tolmie   20/248   West Yorkshire Regiment

Dies Prisoner of War in Germany.

Mrs Edward Tolmie, 4 Mitchill Street, Alexandria near Glasgow, has received intimation that her son, Private George Tolmie, West York, has died while a prisoner of war in Germany.  Deceased, who was twenty-eight years of age, was a native of Dundee, and one of four brothers who answered their country’s call.  He joined up in the early stages of the war, and on one occasion was buried alive.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 9th December 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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