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:
- Service no: Clyde Z/7289
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Howe Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 23.03.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Arras Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 20 Hill Street, Dundee
- Occupation: George Morton Ltd, Dundee
Mrs Beveridge, 51 Yeaman Shore, Dundee
Mr Beveridge, 51 Yeaman Shore, Dundee
Helen McLiesh Cameron or Beveridge, 49 Milnbank Rd, Dundee
Robert, born 17.04.1913 & Christina, born 03.10.1915
More about Robert Beveridge
Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.
Robert Beveridge CZ/7289 Royal Naval Division
Officer Commanding 1st RM Bn. reports KIA 23/3/18; 28 Days Field Punishment No.1 30/5/17 Taking Rum from Company Dump & Drunkenness ; A Bonded Warehouseman ; b.29/9/1889 ; Wife, Helen, 51 Yeaman Shore, Dundee, later of: 20 Hill St., Dundee.
A.B. Robert Beveridge, R.N.D., was the youngest son of the late Mr and Mrs Beveridge, 51 Yeaman Shore, and leaves a widow and two young children who reside at 20 Hill Street. Deceased enlisted two-and-a-half years ago, prior to which he was employed with George Morton, Ltd. Two brothers are serving with the colours in France.
Dundee Courier 24th April 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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