George Dewar

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 11.12.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40658
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: L' Hospital Militaire, Belge, Beveren, Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 27.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Beveren-Ijzer Churchyard
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Grave 17.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Forfar
  • Address: 12 Wolseley St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Carter
  • Mother:

    Annie Dewar, 93 Ann St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Donald (Daniel) Dewar, 93 Ann St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Duncan and James

  • Spouse:

    Nellie Dewar, 12 Wolseley St, Dundee

  • Children:

    George, born 02.11.1910 & John, born 04.06.1914

More about George Dewar

George died of wounds.

George Dewar   40658   Royal Scots Fusiliers

DEWAR―Died of wounds, 27th April, Private George Dewar, Royal Scots Fusiliers.  He answered his country’s call. – Inserted by D. Adamson, B.E.F., France.

Dundee People’s Journal 22nd June 1918

DEWAR―Died of wounds, on 27th April, Private George Dewar, R.S.F., second son of Mr and Mrs Daniel Dewar, 93 Ann Street. – Inserted by his sorrowing parents, also by his brother and sister, Mr and Mrs Robert Barrie, and family, 2 Court Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 6th July 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by by Heather Mckay, Jim Flood & Michael Caldwell

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