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: 277468
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Invergowrie
- Address: Dudhope Park, Dundee
- Occupation: D. McIntosh, Butchers, Albert St, Dundee
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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