Thomas Younger

Thomas Younger, 9th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He died from pulmonary Tuberculosis, aged 40, on the 28th May 1918. He had been born at Cheswick and was the eldest son of Agnes and the late Thomas Younger, Beal Farm, Beal and is buried in Kyloe Churchyard. He had enlisted in the Seaforths in Kelso on the 12th September 1914 and reported to Fort George, Inverness on the 9th November 1914. ( His occupation was listed as Carter ). He went to France with his Battalion and took part in the Battles of Loos and the Somme. In January 1917 he fell ill and was eventually sent home where he was discharged from the Army. (His rank is unknown).

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