William Guthrie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: December 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 59788
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 27th Brigade
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 23.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.A.18.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 18 Whorterbank, Lochee
  • Occupation: Ploughman, Menziehill
  • Mother:

    Mary Donaldson Guthrie, 18 Whorterbank, Lochee

  • Father:

    William Guthrie, 18 Whorterbank, Locheee

  • Siblings:
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More about William Guthrie

William Guthrie    59788   Royal Field Artillery

Artilleryman Dies of Wounds.

Mr and Mrs Wm. Guthrie, 18 Whorterbank, Lochee, have received intimation that their eldest son, Corpl. Wm. Guthrie, Royal Field Artillery, has died at a casualty clearing station from wounds received in action.  Corporal Guthrie enlisted in December, 1914, and had been at the front for three years.  He was 24 years of age, and was formerly employed as a ploughman at Menzieshill.

Dundee Courier 3rd September 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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