Peter M. Dalziel

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 16.09.1914
  • Place of enlistment: Valcartier, Quebec.
  • Service no: 6676
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 02.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: B.35

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 01.10.1894
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Labourer
  • Mother:

    Helen M Dalziel, 28 Raglan St, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Dalziel, 28 Raglan St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    George

  • Spouse:

    Mrs Winnifred A Dalziel, 39 High St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Peter M. Dalziel

John’s mother is also recorded as living at 38 Kemback St, Dundee when he enlisted. It would appear that Peter’s wife may have remarried following his death as his service records list a Mrs Horsburgh (nee Dalziel) of 39 High St, Dundee as a widow and his dependant.

Peter’s brother George also served in the Great War in 1st Battalion Black Watch, Reg No 2033 and was killed in action 09/05/1915 aged 21.

For more information on Peter visit Peter’s Memorial and Peter’s Service Record and Circumstances of Death Register

There are also references to Peter within the local Dundee Newspapers held in Dundee Central Library.

Courier 13/09/1918 page 2. Peoples Journal 14/09/1918 page 6, and the Evening Telegraph 21/05/1915 page 4.

Additional information researched and supplied by Gary Thomson

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