Robert Hay

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 277468
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 02.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.J.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Invergowrie
  • Address: Dudhope Park, Dundee
  • Occupation: D. McIntosh, Butchers, Albert St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Hay

  • Father:

    Robert Hay

  • Siblings:

    George

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Hay

Robert Hay  277468  Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

HIGHLANDER DIES OF WOUNDS.

Official intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs Robert Hay, Dudhope Park, Dundee, that their second son, Private Robert Hay, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, has died in hospital from wounds received in action in the recent fighting.

Deceased was 22 years of age, and previous to joining the army was in the employment of Mr D. M’Intosh, butcher, Albert Street, Dundee. Mr and Mrs Hay’s eldest son, George, who belongs to a cavalry regiment, has also been at the front, where he sustained an accident, and is now stationed in Ireland.

Dundee Courier 9th May 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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