Robert Dewar

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/1850
  • Rank: Leading Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Anson Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 28.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 5 Blyth Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Betsy Rodger Dewar, 5 Blyth St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Dewar, 5 Blyth St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Dewar

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

Robert Dewar   CZ/1850   Anson Bn  Royal Naval Division

DEWAR___Reported wounded and missing since 28th April last, now reported to have been killed on that day, No. 1850, Leading Seaman Robert Dewar, 21 years, R.N.D., only son of Mr and Mrs Dewar, 5 Blyth Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 28th August 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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