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: 33013
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 24.04.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Aire Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.F.22.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 7 Roslin Terrace, Dundee
- Occupation: Low & Bonar, Calender Works, Dundee
Annie Cunningham, 11 Frederick St, Dundee
More about Robert Cunningham
Robert Cunningham K.O.S.B.
Pte. Robert Cunningham, K.O.S.B., was the second son of Mr Thomas Cunningham, 7 Roslin Terrace. He was 19 years of age, and joined the K.O.S.B., fourteen months ago. He was sent to Italy, and was brought back to France, where, after a week’s service, he was severely wounded, and died on the 24th April. A brother, Gunner Thomas Cunningham, is at present serving with the R.G.A., IN Salonika. Prior to enlistment Pte. Cunningham was employed with Low & Bonar, Ltd., East Port Calendar.
Dundee Courier 14th May 1918
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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