Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 29.10.1914
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/1860
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 257 Clepington Road, Dundee
Margaret Davie, 34 Dudhope St, Dundee
Peter Davie, 34 Dudhope Tce, Dundee
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.
DUNDEE R.N.D. MAN KILLED IN ACTION.
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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