Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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William Kemp Fyfe
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/3967
- Rank: Leading Seaman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 23.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Arras Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 3 Tofthill, Lochee.
- Occupation: Camperdown Jute Works, Dundee
Elizabeth Fyfe, 3 Tofthill, Lochee
More about William Kemp Fyfe
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.
William Kemp Fyfe CZ/3967 Drake Bn R.N.D.
LOCHEE MAN DIES OF WOUNDS.
Leading Seaman William K. Fyfe, of the Royal Naval Division, who was reported wounded and missing four weeks ago, is now reported to have died of wounds on 13th April last. Leading Seaman Fyfe was recommended for the Military Medal in November, 1916, for a specially meritorious deed of valour in action.
Prior to enlistment he was employed in Camperdown Jute Works, Lochee. He was 23 years of age, and leaves a widow, who resides with her father, Mr John Tonner, 3 Tofthill, Lochee.
Dundee Courier 11th June 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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