December 15, 1915
full: Daniel M. B. Thom Age: 71
Native or naturalized: Naturalized U. S. Citizen (Born in Scotland)
Date of death: December 8, 1915
Place of death: American Mission, Sivas, Turkey
Cause of death: Typhus
Disposition of the remains: Buried at Sivas, Turkey
Local law as to
disinterring remains: There is probably no intention of removing his
remains from Sivas.
Disposition of the
effects: The personal effects that were with him are in the care of
the American missionaries at Sivas; the effects that he left at Mardin
are in the care of the American missionaries at Mardin.
Person or official
responsible for custody of effects: Not known
relatives or friends as follows:
Charles Clark, M.C.
American Mission, Sivas None
Also by other American
Address of relatives
(so far as known):
Thom 1271 Denver Street Daughter
Notification sent to:
Thom by mail on December 15, 1915.
American Board, Boston by mail on December 15, 1915.
This Information, an
inventory of the effects, accounts, etc., have been recorded in full in
the Miscellaneous Record Book, page 235, and copies placed under File
330 in the correspondence of this office.
Remarks: Dr. Thom was
for many years a medical missionary of the American Board at Mardin. He
was deported from there by the authorities in October of this year and
sent to Sivas.
s/s Leslie A. Davis