Ernest Hume

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/1811
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Cupar
  • Address: 5 Bernard Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker
  • Mother:

    Jessie Hume, 5 Bernard St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Hume, 5 Bernard St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Ernest Hume


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

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