This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Robert Galloway Buchan
- Date of enlistment: February 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 200924
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 29.10.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 94 to 96
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 110 Victoria Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Clepington Jute Works, Arklay St, Dundee
Margaret Urquhart Buchan, 110 Victoria Rd, Dundee
James Urquhart, 110 Victoria Rd, Dundee
More about Robert Galloway Buchan
Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was the brother of Able Seaman David Buchan, Clyde Z/5216, Nelson Battalion R.N.V.R. who died 13.11.1916.
Robert Galloway Buchan 200924 Black Watch
DUNDEE FAMILY’S DOUBLE LOSS.
Private C. Buchan, Lewis Gun Section, Black Watch, son of Mr James Urquhart, 110 Victoria Road, Dundee, has been killed in action. Deceased was another of Dundee’s sons who joined up although he was not of military age. He enlisted in February, 1915, and was wounded in August last. Private Buchan who was 20 years of age, was previously employed in Clepington Works. His other brother, David, who was attached to the Naval Division was killed in November last year.
Dundee Courier 12th November 1917
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, further additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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