2nd Lt Thomas Dewar Ritchie

1887 Dec 19. Born St Andrews, Edinburgh. His father was a brass finisher

1901 census at Waverley Buildings, King Street, Monifieth , Angus

SWAN, James Head Married M 29 1872 Baker
Perth, Perthshire
SWAN, Barbara Wife Married F 34 1867
SWAN, Jane Ann Daughter F 3 1898
Broty Ferry, Forfarshire
SWAN, John Son M 1 1900
Broty Ferry, Forfarshire
RITCHIE, James Step Son M 15 1886 Coachpainter Apprentice
RITCHIE, Thomas Son M 14 1887 Scholar

1911 census He is a Private in 2nd Bn The Black Watch Royal Highlanders in India

1914 Aug 13 Lands in France

1917 Jun 3. Sgt Thomas Ritchie of Royal Highlanders commissioned 2nd Lt.

1917 Dec 8. 2nd Lt. T. Ritchie, R. Highrs., relinquishes the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to be Adjt. of a School of Instrn.

1920 Apr 21. Royal Highlanders. 2nd Lt. T. Ritchie retires receiving a gratuity. He must have lost seniority at some point as he has been 2nd Lt for 3 years

1921 Mar 14. Joined ADRIC with service no 1835. Posted to F Coy

1921 May 30 Raids with F Coy

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 Married Georgina Collins

1948 Apr 30. Died Edinburgh.