David Birrell Fleming

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40936
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 11.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III. E. 31.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 32 Cotton Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: William R. Stewart, Hacklemakers, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Robert Fleming, 32 Cotton Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Birrell Fleming

Parents recorded as being at 32 Cotton Road, Dundee. Next of Kin listed as Elizabeth Fleming (grandmother) 11 Robertson St, Dundee

David Fleming   40936   Royal Scots Fusiliers

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.

Official intimation has been received that Private David Fleming, Royal Scots Fusiliers, has died of wounds.  Deceased who was 20 years of age, was prior to the outbreak of war employed with Messrs Wm. R. Stewart & Sons, hacklemakers, Dens Road, Dundee.  Private Fleming, who had been almost six months at the front, is a grandson of Mrs Thomas Fleming, 11 Robertson Street, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 24th April 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about David Birrell Fleming? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: