Great War Dundee
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William Douglas Chalmers
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 31413
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 30
- Date of Death: 26.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.F.29.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 2 Ness Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Assistant Overseer, John Henderson Ltd, Lindsay St Works, Dundee
Mary Chalmers, Lilybank Rd, Dundee
William Chalmers, Lilybank Rd, Dundee
Mary Jane Bradley, (formerly Chalmers), 2 Ness St, Dundee
William, born 09.10.1913 & Mary Jane, born 27.03.1916
More about William Douglas Chalmers
William Chalmers 31413 Royal Scots
DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT KILLED.
Official intimation has been received of the death in action on 26th April of Pte. Wm Chalmers, of the Royal Scots, who leaves a widow and two children, who reside at 2 Ness Street, Dundee.
Pte. Chalmers was 30 years of age. He attested under the Derby Scheme, and was called up just a year ago. Prior to joining the colours he was an assistant overseer in Lindsay Street Works (John Henderson & Sons, Ltd.).
Dundee Courier 21st May 1917
Additional information and image, kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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