Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Edward W. McKimmie
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- Service no: 1188
- Rank: Private
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- Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
- Unit/Ship: 1/3rd Highland Field Ambulance
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- Address: 43 Main St, Dundee
Catherine McKimmie, 130 Alexander St, Dundee
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More about Edward W. McKimmie
All the McKimmie brothers served during the Great War, with 4 paying the ultimate sacrifice, they were, Pte George McKimmie, 202535, 1/4th Battalion Royal Scots, who was killed in action 27.08.1918. Pte John Duncan McKimmie, 32113, 16th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) who died, 23.11.1918, Pte James McKimmie, 8423, 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed in action, 26.04.1915 & Pte William McKimmie, 772, 1st Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action, 09.05.1915.
Pte Thomas McKimmie, 3/6713, 2nd Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and Pte David McKimmie, Army Service Corps, also served with both returning home safely.
Information supplied by Gary Thomson
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