Albert Davie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 29.10.1914
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/1860
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 17
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.51.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 257 Clepington Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Davie, 34 Dudhope St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Davie, 34 Dudhope Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Albert Davie

Albert Davie   CZ/1860 Drake Bn

Enlisted 29/10/14 ; 3/4/15 Did remain absent without leave & making a false statement on telegram, 7 days cells & 16 days pay stopped ; Benbow Bn. D/70 5/3/15-3/6/15 BW left shoulder, Invalided to UK 17/7/15 ; Draft for MEF (Signaller) 16/2/16, joined Base Depot Mudros 28/2/16 ; Awarded 30 days detention 24/3/16 for stealing a razor the property of K.W/523 AB George Davies (KIA Drake Bn. 14/11/16), joined Drake Bn. 15/5/16-13/11/16 DD.


Mr and Mrs Davie, 34 Dudhope Street, Dundee, have received official intimation of the death in action on 13th November of their son, A.B., Albert Davie, of the Royal Naval Division.

A.B. Davie, who was only seventeen years of age, joined the Royal Naval Division on the outbreak of war.  He took part in the fighting at the Dardanelles and was wounded in June, 1915.

Dundee Courier 23rd  December 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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