David Bruce

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/22913
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 28.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Guemappe British Cemetery, Wancourt
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 24 Kings Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Compositor, Dundee Courier
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Flora Bruce, 1063 Waterman Ave, Detroit, Michigan, USA

  • Children:

More about David Bruce

David Bruce   S/22913   Cameron Highlanders

“COURIER” EMPLOYEE KILLED IN ACTION.

The name of Pte. David Bruce, Cameron Highlanders, has been added to the list of “Courier” employees who have fallen in the war.

Pte. Bruce, whose widow and family live at 24 King’s Road, Dundee, attested under the Derby scheme, and was called up over a year ago.  He had been for about nine months at the front.

In a letter from a comrade containing the intimation of his death, it was stated that deceased was well liked by the whole of his platoon.  He served his apprenticeship as a compositor with D. C. Thomson & Co., Ltd, Dundee, and being of a cheery disposition was well liked by all his fellow workmen.  He was 29 years of age.

Dundee Courier 22nd May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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