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: December 1914
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 59788
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 18 Whorterbank, Lochee
- Occupation: Ploughman, Menziehill
Mary Donaldson Guthrie, 18 Whorterbank, Lochee
William Guthrie, 18 Whorterbank, Locheee
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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