Private Thomas Arthur Symes

Regiment: 7th Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Date published: 24/09/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 18/08/1915
Age at death: 29
Cemetery: Portianos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece
Plot: I. B. 37.
Information: 14228 Private Thomas Arthur Symes, who died in hospital at Alexandria on August 18th, was tthe seventh son of Mr. and Mrs. Sandham J. Symes, Hill View, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow. He went to the Dardanelles with the “Pals” Company of the 7th Royal Dublin Fusiliers, which he had joined, on the outbreak of the war. He was attached to the machine gun section of his battalion, and was a very keen and promising soldier.