David Carmichael

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/40159
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 22/03/1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Cement House Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IX. A. 10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 64 Blackness Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Calender Worker
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Carmichael, 64 Blackness Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    David, born 14.01.1914

More about David Carmichael

David Carmichael   S/40159   Black Watch

Mrs Carmichael, 64 Blackness Road, Dundee, has been informed that her husband, Pte. David Carmichael, Black Watch, has been killed in action.  Deceased’s platoon commander, in a letter of condolence, writes :__”I, as his platoon commander, miss him very much, as do all of us who have fought alongside of him.”  Pte. Carmichael, who was 28 years of age, enlisted three years ago, and served in France for twenty months.  He was previously employed as a calender worker in Dundee.

Dundee Courier 9th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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