William Duthie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: February 1917
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 53558
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 18th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 01.10.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Zantvoorde British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.A.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 128 Logie Street, Lochee.
  • Occupation: McGregor & Balfour, North Tay Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Duthie, 128 Logie St, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Duthie, 128 Logie St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Duthie

William Duthie   53558   Highland Light Infantry

Intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs David Duthie, 128 Logie Street, Lochee, that their eldest son, Pte. Wm. Duthie, H.L.I., was killed by shellfire on 1st October.  Pte. Duthie, who was in his 28th year, enlisted in February, 1917, and had been at the front since November of last year.  In civil life he was employed by M’Gregor & Belfour, Ltd., North Tay Works.  His younger brother James, is in the R.S.F.

Dundee Courier 15th October 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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