William Fairweather

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 115415
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Labour Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 193rd Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 11.06.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 56

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 129 Hawkhill, Dundee
  • Occupation:
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  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Miss J. Fairweather, 129 Hawkhill, Dundee

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More about William Fairweather

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT FALLS. Pte. William Fairweather, Labour Battalion, was killed in action on 11th June. Private Fairweather, whose relatives reside at 129 Hawkhill, Dundee, joined the Royal Scots shortly after the outbreak of war, and was afterwards transferred to a Labour Battalion.
In civil life he was employed by Messrs J. Henderson & Sons, jute spinners and manufacturers, Lindsay Street Works. A brother of deceased is serving in France. The Courier, Tuesday, 3 July 1917

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