Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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David Thomas Batchelor
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 95953
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 02.10.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.C.28.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Malcolm Brothers, Cabinet Makers, Commercial St, Dundee
Isabella Batchelor, 43a Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
More about David Thomas Batchelor
David Batchelor 95953 Royal Fusiliers
Out Since Mons.
Pte. David Batchelor, Royal Fusiliers, son of Mrs Batchelor, 43a Strathmartine Road, has died of wounds. When war broke out Pte. Batchelor was a reservist, and proceeded to France in the first month of the war. He held the Mons ribbon and star, and altogether had been 4½ years in France. Before enlisting Pte. Batchelor who had served nine years in the army, was employed with Malcolm Brothers, cabinetmakers, Commercial Street, Dundee. He was a well-known member of the Panmure Brotherhood.
Dundee Courier 22nd October 1918
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