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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David Brodie Gorthy
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 37943
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 17th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 20.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.C.7.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 7 Wallace Street, Dundee
Christina B. Gorthy, 5 Wallace St, Dundee
William Brodie Gorthy, 5 Wallace St, Dundee
William, Jim, Mabel, Chrissie, Nellie, Mina, & John
More about David Brodie Gorthy
David B. Gorthy 37943 Highland Light Infantry
GORTHY―At a Stationary Hospital, Private David B. Gorthy, H.L.I., died of wounds, April 20th, second son of Mr and Mrs Gorthy, 5 Wallace Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing father and mother.
Dundee People’s Journal 5th May 1917
GORTHY―In fondest memory of Private David Gorthy, H.L.I., who died of wounds on April 20th 1917, aged 19 years, beloved son of William Gorthy, 7 Wallace Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing father and mother.
Dundee People’s Journal 26th April 1919
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