Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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David Young Carrie
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Perth
- Service no: 3/16463
- Rank: Lance Sergeant
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
- Address: 3 Smith Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Ploughman, Barns of Claverhouse
Betsy Fullarton Carrie, 3 Smith St, Dundee
Charles Carrie, 3 Smith St, Dundee
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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