Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Shepherd Boath
- Date of enlistment:
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- Service no: 26388
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation: 26388
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 15th Battalion
- Date of Birth: 1883
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 10 North Lindsay Street, Dundee
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 1973
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More about David Shepherd Boath
David Shepherd Boath was born in Dundee in 1883. He enlisted with the Royal Scots in August 1915 where he was in the reserves. He was later transferred to the 15th Battalion in March 1917. Boath was captured on the 28th April 1917 during the Arras campaign and spent the rest of the war in a Prisoner of War camp. He returned to the UK on Christmas Day 1918 and died in 1973.
Additional information kindly supplied by David Shepherd Boath’s great- grandson, Gordon Boath.
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