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: Dundee
- Service no: 2771
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 65 North Wellington Street, Dundee
Lily Boath, 65 North Wellington St, Dundee
Lily, born 01.06.1915
More about David Boath
David Boath 2771 Black Watch
BOATH―Private 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
BOATH―Missing 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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