This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Robert Rodgers Buchan
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 923
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion, 'B' Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 18.07.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Merville Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.N.7.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 9 North Wellington St, Dundee
Annie Buchan, 9 North Wellington St, Dundee
John Buchan, 9 North Wellington St, Dundee
More about Robert Rodgers Buchan
Robert Buchan 923 Black Watch
Another death recorded yesterday was that of 923 Private Robert Buchan, of the 2nd Battalion Black Watch. Private Buchan, who was 25 years of age, was a member of the Indian Expeditionary Force, and died of wounds in the field hospital in France on 18th July. He is the second son of John Buchan, who resides at 9 North Wellington Street.
Dundee People’s Journal 31st July 1915
Robert was the brother of Cpl William Buchan, 11550, 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who was killed in action 08.03.1916.
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
Can you tell us more about Robert Rodgers Buchan? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...