David Young Carrie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 3/16463
  • Rank: Lance Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 20.10.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IX.A.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 3 Smith Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Ploughman, Barns of Claverhouse
  • Mother:

    Betsy Fullarton Carrie, 3 Smith St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Charles Carrie, 3 Smith St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Young Carrie

DUNDEE SOLDIER’S DEATH IN ACTION.

Official intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs Charles Carrie, 3 Smith Street, Dundee, that their son, Lance-Sergeant David Carrie, 8th Black Watch, was killed in action on 20th October last.  Sergeant Carrie was in his 25th Year, and joined up in 1916.  He was formerly a ploughman at the Barns of Claverhouse.  A stepbrother also in the Black Watch, is presumed to have been killed in action.

Dundee Courier 31st January 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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