David Dewar

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 72569
  • Rank: Fitter
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 57th Brigade, 'B' Battery
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 13.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: C.452.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 11 Barrack St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Betsy Dewar, Dairsie, Fife

  • Father:

    James W. Dewar

  • Siblings:

    Lawrence & 2 other brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Dewar

David was the brother of Pte Lawrence Alfred Dewar, M.M. 20821, Machine Gun Corps, who also served during the war and returned home safely.

David Dewar   72569   Royal Field Artillery

DEWAR___Died from malaria, on 13th September, fitter David Dewar, R.F.A., aged 21, youngest son of the late James W. Dewar and Mrs Dewar, 74 Nethergate, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 29th September 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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