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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:30 am    Post subject: James Phillips died 100 years ago today Reply with quote

James Phillips Lt 203rd Royal Engineers b Crieff Age 25 Killed in Action F & F 01/11/1918 Son of George Phillips, Addison Terrace, Crieff. Husband of Caroline Ritchie Angus Phillips, 36 Wallfield Cres; Aberdeen. Married 1917 St Machar 168/2 146. Occ: was in the Inland Revenue service at Paisley , Glasgow , and Aberdeen. City Roll of Honour: 111 Mile-end Ave; Officers Book page 210. Bedford House Cemetery Enclosure No 4 B 167 Plot XIII Row J Grave 2 EE 09-11-18 Page 2 RoH Aberdeen Weekly Journal 06-12-18 Page 5: Photo The Scotsman 08-11-18 P6 Dundee Courier 09-11-18 P5: City & Crieff
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-ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS-
Staff Sergeant William Thomson
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Named on the Jedburgh War Memorial in Roxburghshire as:

THOMSON, WM. S. SERGT. A. S. C.
William George Telfer Thomson age 36 Staff Sergeant/Mechanic (M2/050801) Advanced Motor Transport Workshops, Army Service Corps.
William served his apprenticeship as an engineer in Jedburgh and was thereafter employed in different areas of the country. He enlisted in December 1914 and served at Gallipoli and in Egypt from April 1915. He was invalided home due to ill heath and after he recovered he was posted to Mesopotamia in early 1917 where he succumbed to heat-stroke.
Born 1881 in Jedburgh as William George Thomson. Son of the late William Thomson and of Christina (Telfer) Thomson of Old Bongate, Jedburgh.
Husband of Catherine Mather (Cochrane) Thomson of 20 Milnab Street, Crieff, Perthshire who he married in 1905 in Govan, Glasgow.
Died on Active Service on 20 July 1917 and buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.
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