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: 9823
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 18
- Date of Death: 08.05.1915
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Bedford House Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Enclosure No2. VI.A.46.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 54 Jamaica St, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker, Malcolm Ogilvie & Co, Constable Works, Dundee
Davina Briggs, 12 Ann St, Dundee
More about Andrew Briggs
Andrew Briggs 9823 Cameron Highlanders
BRIGGS―Private Andrew, 9823, 2d Cameron Highlanders, D Company; wounded 8th May; not heard of since. News of him will be thankfully received by his mother, Mrs Briggs, 21 Caldrum Street, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 26th May 1915
DUNDEE CAMERON SEVERELY WOUNDED.
Mrs Biggs, 21 Caldrum Street, Dundee, has received a letter from a sergeant intimating that her son, Private Andrew Briggs of the 2d Cameron Highlanders, is severely wounded. Private Briggs was wounded on the right arm and right leg by the bursting of a shell on the night of May 8. Private Briggs, who is 18 years of age, enlisted on the outbreak of war, and was formerly employed as a millworker by Malcolm, Ogilvie, & Co., Ltd., Constable Works.
Dundee Courier 24th June 1915
DUNDEE CAMERON HIGHLANDER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Mrs Briggs, 54 Jamaica Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that her son, Private Andrew Briggs, 2d Cameron Highlanders, died of wounds on 8th May.
Dundee Courier 30th October 1915
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