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Tolmie, E.D., Gnr., 1916

Photo: James Pasby

In Spennymoor Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave with a private headstone of 72657 Gunner Evan David Tolmie serving with the "C" Battery, 46th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery who died 27/09/1916.

Son of Mr. G. H. and Mrs. M. T. Tolmie.

The headstone reads:-

In loving memory of
Evan David
beloved son of
George and Mary Jane Tolmie
of Binchester
who died of wounds received
in the Somme Battle
27th Sept. 1916 aged 21 years
Also George Tolmie
died Nov. 19th 1919
aged 72 years
Also Mary Jane
?? wife of the above
died Sept. 5th 1934
aged 78 years

Evan David Tolmie is remembered at Spennymoor on S131.03 and at Whitworth on W118.01

The CWGC entry for Gunner Tolmie

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk