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Name: Thomas BEATTIE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: T Service No.: 51130
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Gretna, Scotland. Age at Death: 29
Unit: 18th Bn (4th Glasgow), Highland Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence:
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Saturday 28th September 1918
Place of Death: Belgium
Battle/Campaign: Battle of Ypres (Ieper), Belgium, 28th September - 11th November 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Thomas's name appears on the Greenside village memorial, though not on the Ryton District memorial. The connection is that he either resided in Greenside or he worked as a miner at Greenside Colliery.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Memorial reference Panel 131 to 132.
Buried: No known grave.
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Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
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Family Details:
Son of Mrs Margaret Beattie of West View, Winlaton, Co. Durham. Husband of Mrs S J Beattie of 18 Old Blaydon Burn, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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