Samuel Anderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 2019
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 11.03.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Merville Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.B.12.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Dye Worker, Thomson & Shepherds, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Mrs E. A. Reilly, 52 West Port, Dundee

  • Spouse:
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More about Samuel Anderson

Samuel Anderson   2019   Black Watch


A Dundee member of the 2d Black Watch, which battalion forms part of the Indian Expeditionary Force, received serious wounds on the 10th inst.  He is Private Samuel Anderson, and he was hit on both legs.  Information of the misfortune which Pte. Anderson has met was contained in a letter which a comrade sent to the wounded soldier’s sister, Mrs Reilly, 8 Hean’s Lane.  He mentions that Anderson has been seriously wounded.

Pte. Anderson has seen four years’ service in the army, and is 23 years of age.  Previous to joining he was employed in the dyeworks of Thomson, Shepherd, & Co.

Dundee Courier 1st April 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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