William Baillie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 23139
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 20.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 18 Gardiner Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Tenter, Dundee Carpet Works
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Baillie, 31 Provost Rd, Dundee

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More about William Baillie

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. He was the brother of Air Mechanic 1st Class, John Baillie, 22621, Royal Air Force.

William Baillie   23139   Scottish Rifles


Private William Ballie, machine gun section of the Scottish Rifles, who was formerly posted as missing, has now been officially reported as having been killed in action on 20th May last.

Deceased, who was twenty years of age, was the second son of Mr William Baillie, 31 Provost Road, Dundee.  Prior to enlisting in the early months of last year he was employed as a tenter in Dundee Carpet Works.  Mr Baillie has a son serving in the Royal Flying Corps.

Dundee Courier 5th July 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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