David Dall

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 19178
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: 1 Southern General Hospital, Edgebaston, Birmingham
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 07.08.1916
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: KK.4.155.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Lithographer, Edinburgh
  • Mother:

    Annie Dall, 69 Caldrum St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Dall, 69 Caldrum St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Thomas, John, James & Ann

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Dall

David died of wounds. He was the brother of Pte Thomas Dall 28641, Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, who died 06.07.1919. Both David & Thomas share a grave in Dundee Eastern Cemetery. David and Thomas are also believed to be the brothers of Signaller James S. Dall, 14602, 1st Battalion Scots Guards.

David Dall   19178   Royal Scots


Mr John Dall, 69 Caldrum Street, Dundee, yesterday received official notice that his son, Private David Dall, had died in Birmingham Hospital from wounds received on July 4.  Previous to enlisting in the Royal Scots about a year ago deceased was employed as a lithographer in Edinburgh, after serving his apprenticeship with Messrs Girdwood, Dundee.  He was 24 Years of age.

Dundee Courier 9th August 1916

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell and Jim Flood

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