David Ramsay Samson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 23.11.1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 78511
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
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  • Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
  • Unit/Ship:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 26.01.1895
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 36 Cotton Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Shipyard Labourer
  • Mother:

    Jane Morris

  • Father:

    Hugh Samson

  • Siblings:

    Hugh, George, Alexander, Verona, Elizabeth, Williamina, Marjory, Jane, William, David & Thomas

  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth M. Carroll

  • Children:
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 1967
  • Place of Death: Dundee
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More about David Ramsay Samson

David was the brother of Pte Hugh Samson, 20006, 6/7th Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, who died of wounds, 15.10.1916. He initially served with the Black Watch 3607,  before transferring to the Tank Corps in 1917.

Information and image very kindly supplied by Irene Phillips

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