Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 11374
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion,
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 25.09.1915
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 184 Hilltown, Dundee
More about Robert Cree
Grandson of Mrs E. Cree, 184 Hilltown, Dundee. Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.
Robert Cree 11374 Royal Scots
DUNDEE SOLDIER REPORTED MISSING.
What has been the fate of Private Robert Cree, of the Royal Scots? He is posted as “missing.” Cree, who was an enthusiastic soldier, had been attached to the Royal Scots for two years, and, returning after a holiday at Christmas, he was promoted to be a drummer. Mr Robert Cree, 184 Hilltown, Dundee, grandfather of the young soldier, has received official intimation that Robert was reported as missing after an engagement on 26th August.
Dundee Courier 29th September 1914
Image kindly supplied by Simon Dickinson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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