David Myles Gavine

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 1827
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Ralston House, Paisley
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 13/12/1916
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: GG. 4. 597D.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 15 Baffin Street, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Grace Gavine, 28 Coupar St, Lochee

  • Father:

    David Gavine, 28 Coupar St, Lochee

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More about David Myles Gavine

David Gavine   1827  Black Watch

MILITARY FUNERAL AT DUNDEE.—Private David Gavine, Black Watch, 15 Baffin Street, Dundee, was buried with military honours on Saturday.  Deceased, who was attached to the Black Watch, left with the battalion in February, 1915.  He was wounded five months later, his spine being damaged.  Private Gavine lay in Netley Hospital for thirteen months, and was afterwards removed to Ralston House, Paisley, where he died on Wednesday.  The Rev. H. M. Rankine, St. Paul’s, officiated at the house and at the grave.  A firing party and pipers from the Royal Scots were in attendance, while Mr Andrew Blackwood, the headmaster, and a party of the boys from Cowgate School, at which deceased had been a pupil, were also present.

Dundee Courier 18th December 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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