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: 23139
- Rank: Private
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 18 Gardiner Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Tenter, Dundee Carpet Works
William Baillie, 31 Provost Rd, Dundee
More about William Baillie
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.
William Baillie 23139 Scottish Rifles
DUNDEE SOLDIERS FATE.
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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