William Benvie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 9232
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 14/09/1914
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Brickwork Cottages, Errol
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ann Benvie, 38 Kemback St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Thomas Benvie, 38 Kemback St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    George

  • Spouse:

    Annie Benvie, Brickwork Cottages, Errol

  • Children:

    Thomas, born 07.11.1908, Nellie, born 22.11.1910, Janet, born 03.04.1912 & William, born 14.04.1914

More about William Benvie

William has no known grave but is remembered on the La Ferte Memorial. He was the brother of Guardsman George Benvie, 14406, 1st Battalion Scots Guards, who as killed in action, 25.09.1916.

William Benvie   9232  Black Watch

BENVIE―Missing 14th September, 1914, now officially reported killed, Private William Benvie, 9232, 1st Black Watch, youngest son of Mr and Mrs Benvie, 38 Kemback Street, Dundee, aged 31 years, beloved husband of Annie Crichton, Brickwork Cottages, Errol.

Dundee Courier 15th October 1915

Additional information kindly supplied By Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about William Benvie'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: