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: 3/1811
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 12.05.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.49.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Cupar
- Address: 5 Bernard Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker
Jessie Hume, 5 Bernard St, Dundee
James Hume, 5 Bernard St, Dundee
More about Ernest Hume
YOUNG DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Private Ernest Hume, 1st Black Watch, has died of wounds received in the grim fighting of 9th May. Official Intimation of his death has been received by his mother, Mrs Hume, 5 Bernard Street, Dundee. Deceased, who had been five years in the army, was to have been married last Hogmany, but the ceremony had to be postponed, as he was despatched to France in November. He was 21 years of age, and previous to enlisting was a mill worker.
Dundee Courier 18th April 1918
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
Can you tell us more about Ernest Hume? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...