This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Birrell Fleming
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 40936
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 32 Cotton Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: William R. Stewart, Hacklemakers, Dundee
Robert Fleming, 32 Cotton Rd, Dundee
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
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