David Anderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 15.06.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Toronto, Ontario.
  • Service no: 711
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Canadian Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: Eatons Motor Machine Gun Battery
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 03.06.1916
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Addenda Panel 57

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 18.06.1894
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Fitter
  • Mother:

    Isabella Anderson (nee Duncan)

  • Father:

    Robert Anderson, 26 Kings Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Anderson

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial

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

There are also references to David in the local Dundee Newspapers available in Dundee Central Library.

Courier 06/07/1917 page 3 and Peoples Journal 07/07/1917 page 6.


For reasons unknown David Anderson is not included on the original Dundee City Roll of Honour

Information researched and supplied by Gary Thomson

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