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: 9888
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 26
- Date of Death: 10.03.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 15 & 16
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Burntisland
- Address: 61 Crescent St, Dundee
Elspeth Beattie, 11 Robertson St, Dundee
David Beattie, 11 Robertson St, Dundee
More about David Beattie
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
David Beattie 9888 Scottish Rifles
CARNOUSTIE MAN KILLED AT NEUVE CHAPELLE.
Another Carnoustie man has fallen in action. Mr David Beattie, Upper Victoria, Carnoustie, keeper of Panmure Waterworks, has received the sad tidings that his son, Bombardier David Beattie, Scottish Rifles (Cameronians), has been killed in action.
A comrade of the gallant soldier, in writing to Mr Beattie, states that he fell in the famous charge of Neuve Chapelle.
Dundee Courier 1st April 1915
BEATTIE―In loving memory of Private David Beattie, Scottish Rifles, who was killed on 10th March 1915, eldest son of Mr and Mrs D. Beattie, Upper Victoria, Carnoustie, late of Dundee. – Inserted by his father and mother.
Dundee People’s Journal 10th March 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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