Andrew Nicoll Egerton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 128
  • Rank: Drummer
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 09.05.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 45 Cotton Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Janet Nicoll Egerton, 24 Ardholm St, Shettleston, Glasgow.

  • Father:

    William Egerton

  • Siblings:

    Charles, James & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Andrew Nicoll Egerton

Andrew has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. His three brothers all served during the Great War. Pte James Egerton, S/21858, 1st/4th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, was killed in action 19.07.1918. Both Sgt Charles Egerton and Bandsman William Egerton who was a prisoner of war both returned home safely.

DUNDEE FOOTBALLER KILLED.

Drummer Andrew Egerton, 2nd Black Watch, whose mother resides at 45 Cotton Road, Dundee, was killed in action on 9th May.  Drummer Egerton was an active member of East Craigie Football Club.

Dundee Courier 15th June 1915

Additional information and images very kindly supplied by Graeme and Jan Dobbie

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