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: 9550
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 16.06.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 & 26
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 64 Polepark Rd, Dundee
More about William Baxter
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. Williams real name was William Baxter Donaldson, but served as William Baxter.
William Baxter Donaldson 9550 Black Watch
DONALDSON― Killed in action, on the 16th inst., Private William Baxter Donaldson, (9550), 1st Black Watch, beloved husband of Anna Lindsay.
Dundee People’s Journal 26th June 1915
Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson and Michael Caldwell
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