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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Robert B. Bennet
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dunfermline
- Service no: 7440
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 35
- Date of Death: 21/05/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 10 Lawrence Street, Dundee
William Bennet, 109 Lochee Rd, Dundee
Mrs Boyle, 10 Lawrence St, Dundee
More about Robert B. Bennet
Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
Robert B. Bennet 7440 Black Watch
BENNET―Private Robert Bennett, No. 7440 “C” Company, 1st Battalion Black Watch; last heard of on 29th October 1914. Inquirer sister, Mrs Boyle, 10 Lawrence Street, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 20th March 1915
BENNET―Private Robert, 7440, 1st Black Watch, C Coy. Missing in France since 30th October, 1914. Any information would be thankfully received by his mother, Mrs Bennet, Lochee Road, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 23rd September 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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