David Dysart Bruce

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 2366
  • Rank: Trooper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Fife & Forfar Yeomanry
  • Unit/Ship:
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 17/10/1915
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Portianos Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.A.183.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1892
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Perrie Street, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Janet Dysart Bruce, 2 Perrie St, Lochee

  • Father:

    John B. Bruce, 2 Perrie St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Dysart Bruce

Private David D. Bruce died of dysentry on 17th October 1915, aged 23.

David D Bruce   2366   Fife and Forfar Yeomanry


The above is a photograph of Trooper David D. Bruce, Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, the third son of Mr and Mrs John B. Bruce, 2 Perrie Street, Lochee, who died of dysentery at Mudros on the 18th of last month.

Dundee Courier 2nd November 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Gary Fitzpatrick, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.

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