Andrew Craig

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 27724
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 03.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1 & 2

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 21 Glamis Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Hillbank Linen Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jemima Craig

  • Father:

    James Craig, 21 Glamis St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    3 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Andrew Craig

Andrew has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

Andrew Craig   27724   Royal Scots

YOUNGEST OF FOUR DUNDEE BROTHERS KILLED.

Mr James Craig, 21 Glamis Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that the youngest of his four sons serving with the colours, Private Andrew Craig, Royal Scots, has been killed in action.  Deceased, who was 19 years of age, enlisted towards the end of 1915, and had been at the front since April of last year.  Previous to joining he was employed in Hillbank Linen Works.  Mr Craig himself holds the Long Service Volunteer Medal.

Dundee Courier 29th May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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