Great War Dundee
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William Angus Anderson
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 08.12.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St. Germain-Au-Mont-D'Or Communal Cemetery Extention
- Grave/Mem Ref no: B.54.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 28 Forest Park Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Procurator Fiscal's Office, Glasgow
James T. Anderson, Scott St, Dundee
Wife, 22 Forest Park Rd, Dundee
More about William Angus Anderson
William Angus Anderson, 5th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
DUNDEE OFFICERS DEATH IN FRANCE.
Second-Lieut. William Angus Anderson, 5th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, son of the late Mr James T. Anderson and Mrs Anderson, 23 Scott Street, Dundee, has died from influenza in France. Lieut. Anderson was returning to rejoin his unit in Egypt when he took ill and died. He was only married six weeks ago, and his widow resides at 28 Forest Park Road.
Deceased, who was 25 years of age, received his commission in Egypt about four months ago. In civil life he was employed in the Procurator Fiscal’s office at Dundee, before he went to take up a similar appointment in Glasgow. Two brothers are serving, one of whom is at present home on leave.
Dundee Courier 18th December 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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