This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 88796
- Rank: Pioneer
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
- Unit/Ship: 67th Field Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 35
- Date of Death: 16.11.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XX.D.1.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 33 Peddie St, Dundee
- Occupation: Tenter, H & A Scott, Tayfield Works, Dundee
Jane Matchett Cameron, 6 Smalls Lane, Dundee
Richard, born 09.07.1902, Robert, born 30.07.1903 & William, born 22.12.1912
More about Robert Cameron
Robert is also remembered on the St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark on Trent War Memorial. This memorial is dedicated to the men of the Parish and men of the 67th Field Company, Royal Engineers who died during the Great War. The 67th trained in Newark between 1914-15, prior to being shipped to Gallipoli in August 1915.
Robert Cameron 88796 Royal Engineers
DUNDEE PIONEER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Pioneer Robert Cameron, Royal Engineers a Dundee man, has died of wounds. Previous to joining the colours he was a tenter with H. & A. Scott, Limited, Tayfield Works, Dundee. He leaves a wife and family, who reside at 6 Small’s Lane, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 30th November 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Barbara White, further additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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