David Anderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Cupar
  • Service no: 4242
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 26.04.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: White House Cemetery, St. Jean-Les-Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.G.5.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Thomas Anderson, 203 South St, St Andrews

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Anderson

For reasons unknown David is not listed on the original Dundee Roll of Honour.

David Anderson   4242   Highland Light Infantry


News has been received at St Andrews of the death in France of Private David Anderson, 1st Battalion H.L.I.

He was employed on the golf links, and enlisted on 2d September.  Private Spittal, a member of his corps, writes that Anderson was shot through the head and killed on 26th April.  His watch and personal belongings will be sent to his parents, Mr and Mrs Anderson, South Street, St Andrews.

Dundee Courier 12th May 1915

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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