Samuel Houston

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30636
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 23.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Assevillers New British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.F.6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 67 Peddie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Houston, 100 Annfield Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David & William

  • Spouse:

    Jane Ann Houston, 67 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Samuel Houston

Sam was the brother of Pte David Houston, 3120, 4th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 03.09.1916 & Pte William Coutts Houston, S/20944, 6th Battalion Black Watch who was killed in action, 10.04.1918.

Samuel Houston   30636   Royal Scots

Missing Soldiers.

HOUSTON___Private Samuel Houston, No 30636, Royal Scots, reported missing on the 23rd March 1918.  Father inquires—Mr Houston 100 Annfield Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 14th September 1918

Private Samuel Houston, Royal Scots, who was posted missing on March 23, 1918 is now officially reported killed on that date or after.  Private Houston, who joined up in 1916, had seen some severe fighting.  His home was at 67 Peddie Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 19th April 1919

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