David Chalmers

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 02.12.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 27001
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 22.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11 to 14 & 162

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 58 Barrack St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Lithographer
  • Mother:

    Jane Kinnes Chalmers, 58 Barrack St, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Chalmers, 58 Barrack St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James, John & Margaret

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Chalmers

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, he was the brother of 2nd Lieutenant James Stewart Chalmers, 12th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who died of wounds 07.10.1916.

David Chalmers   27001   Royal Scots

CHALMERSPreviously reported wounded and missing on 22nd August 1917, now officially reported to have died on that date, Lance-Sergeant David Chalmers, The Royal Scots, in his 24th year, son of Mr and Mrs David Chalmers, 58 Barrack Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 9th February 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Jim Flood and Michael Caldwell

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