Biography of Thomas Kane
Thomas Kane was born in Glasgow and graduated MB, ChB from the University in 1939. During the war he served in the Merchant Navy as a surgeon.
Kane was killed on 19 October 1940 when his ship, SS Sulaco, was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-Boat while sailing in a convoy in the Atlantic.
Born 1 July 1915, Glasgow, Scotland.
Died 19 October 1940.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degree: MB ChB, 1939;
Father's Details: John Kane
War Service: Surgeon, Merchant Navy
Grave / Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 21st Jan 2008