Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 200083
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 02.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Banff
- Address: 54 Hilltown, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker
Margaret Gordon, 54 Dudhope St, Dundee
George Gordon, 54 Hilltown, Dundee
More about Robert Gordon
Son of Mr & Mrs G. Gordon.
Robert Gordon 200083 Black Watch
BLACK WATCH MAN FALLS IN ACTION.
Mrs Geo. Gordon, 54 Hilltown, Dundee, has received official intimation that her eldest son, Private Robert Gordon, Black Watch, was killed in action on 2nd August. Private Gordon was 20 years of age. He was a Territorial, and was called up on the outbreak of war. He proceeded to the front in February of 1915, and went through much of the stiff fighting.
Prior to enlistment he was employed as a millworker.
Dundee Courier 23rd August 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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