David Boath

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 2771
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 25/09/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.K.1.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 65 North Wellington Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Lily Boath, 65 North Wellington St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Lily, born 01.06.1915

More about David Boath

David Boath   2771   Black Watch

BOATHPrivate David Boath, No. 2771, B Company, No. 6 Platoon, 1/4th Black Watch; last heard of at engagement on 25th September. Inquirers, mother and sister, Mrs Rollo, c/o Mrs Abel, 2 Well Street, Woodside by Aberdeen.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th December 1915

BOATHMissing since 25th September 1915, now reported killed on that date, Private David Boath, Black Watch, aged 24 years, beloved husband of Lilly Boath, 65 N. Wellington Street. – Inserted by his widow and child.

Dundee People’s Journal 7th October 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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