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: 3/3334
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 09.05.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 to 26
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 64 Blackness Road, Dundee
Agnes McIntosh, 167 Alexander St, Dundee
Alexander Robb Gray, 167 Alexander St, Dundee
John, Walter, Roderick & William
Alex, born 19.06.1909, Margaret, born 15.03.1911 & Ellen, born 01.11.1913
More about Angus Gray
Angus has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. He was the brother of Pte John Gray, 2225, 4th Battalion, Black Watch, who was killed in action, 03.09.1916.
DUNDEE SOLDIER REPORTED MISSING.
Mrs Gray, 167 Alexander Street, Dundee, has received intimation that her son, Private Angus Gray, 1st Black Watch, has been missing since 9th May.
Private Gray was a reservist, and was called up at the outbreak of war. He is 28 years of age, and is married. His wife and three children reside at 60 Blackness Road.
A younger son of Mrs Gray was a member of the 4th Black Watch, and served at the front for several months, but after coming through several hot engagements was sent home on account of his youth, Private Gray being only 18 years of age.
Dundee Courier 8th July 1915
Angus was the brother in law of Pte Michael Egan, 3/3332, 1st Battalion, Black Watch who was also killed in action 09.05.1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell and Bill Barclay
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