On his attestation paper he designated his father Isaac Anderson as next of kin. Address given Inch Bridge Cottage, Montrose Cottage Scotland. Later on (I don't have a date) he added his mother Jane Anderson address given as Taycock Cottages Brechin Road Montrose Scotland. However, while in Europe he wrote a will giving his whole property to a Mrs. Kate Shrum nee Hinch at 36 Argyle St. Halifax, 1891 census indicates she was born in England. On the 1891 census he is shown as a domestic age 10 with the Barry Family in Renfrew South. On the 1911 census he is shown age 28 Cape Breton South as a boarder with 19 others with the Sutherlands.
ANDERSONThomasSergeantScotlandSIBERIAN1890Quarrier's Orphan Homes of Scotland1916-07-29Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment) 25th Bn.Larchwood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery, BelgiumMore information needed to determine if this boy was our Quarrier BHCIndex of Home Children who died in the First World Warhttp://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/immigration-records/home-children-1869-1930/immigration-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=16211567093http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=94821883-03-171914-11-28Halifax31http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=30118Halifax Nova Scotiahttp://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Anderson&GSiman=1&GScid=2160827&GRid=12687063&http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/488203/ANDERSON,%20Thttp://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/488203http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/books/page?page=47&book=1&sort=pageAschttp://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B0168-S007