Allan Stewart Benvie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 13088
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 31.07.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 62 Ferry Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Alexander Wood, Butcher, Ferry Rd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Ann Benvie, 62 Ferry Rd, Dundee

  • Father:
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More about Allan Stewart Benvie

Allan has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

Allan Benvie   13088   Scots Guards

DUNDEE GUARDSMAN KILLED.

Mr and Mrs Benvie, 62 Ferry Road, Dundee, have received official intimation that their son, Corporal Allan Benvie, Scots Guards, was killed in action, on the 31st July last.  He joined the army in 1915, and was wounded at the battle of Loos.

Prior to joining up he was employed with Mr Alexander Wood, butcher, Ferry Road, and was well known in the district.  A brother is serving with the R.F.A. in France.

Dundee Courier 25th September 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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