David Abbot

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/10407
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 22 Millers Wynd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Fireman, North British Railway Company
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Edwin Abbot, 4 Cross St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    2 brothers,(names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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