This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/10407
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 14.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 22 Millers Wynd, Dundee
- Occupation: Fireman, North British Railway Company
Edwin Abbot, 4 Cross St, Dundee
2 brothers,(names unknown)
More about David Abbot
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the son of Mr & Mrs Abbot, 4 Cross St, Dundee.
David Abbot S/10407 Black Watch
FORMER FIREMAN FALLS.
L/Cpl. D. Abbot, Black Watch, son of Mr and Mrs A. Abbot, 4 Corso Street, Dundee, was killed in action on 14th July. He was 23 years of age, and for a considerable time prior to enlisting he was employed as a fireman with the North British Railway Company.
Mr and Mrs Abbot have two other sons on active service.
Dundee Courier 10th August 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Lindsay, further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.
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