This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Robert Stratton Burleigh
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Glasgow
- Service no: 5696
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Household Cavalry
- Unit/Ship: Lovat Scouts
- Place of Death: Aldershot Military Hospital, England
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 07.05.1916
- Burial Country: Scotland
- Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: G.3.191.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
Jessie E. Burleigh
More about Robert Stratton Burleigh
Robert Stratton Burleigh 5696 House Cavalry
BURLEIGH―At Military Hospital, Aldershot. On the 7th inst., No. 5696 Trooper Robert Stratton Burleigh, Lovat Scouts, aged 24 years, youngest son of the late Jessie Elder or Burleigh, and nephew of Jeannie Elder, 22 Constitution Street.
Dundee People’s Journal 13th May 1916
BURLEIGH―In loving remembrance of my dear nephew, Trooper Robert S. Burleigh, youngest son of the late Jessie Elder and Robert Burleigh, who died at Aldershot, on the 7th May 1916. Interred in Balgay Cemetery. – Inserted by his aunt, Jeannie Elder, 22 Constitution Street.
Dundee People’s Journal 12th May 1917
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