Peter Hunter

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 21171
  • Rank: Signaller
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 25.04.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11 to 14 & 162

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 23 Hill Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Georgina Hunter, 23 Hill St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Hunter, 23 Hill St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Peter Hunter

Peter has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

Peter Hunter   21171   Royal Scots

HUNTER___Signaller Peter Hunter, No. 21171, Signal Section, Royal Scots, reported missing on 25th April, supposed to have been taken prisoner.  Would soldier who was in conversation with the repatriated Royal Scot in King’s Cross Station, London, and who said he buried Signaller Peter Hunter, of the R.S., please communicate with his mother—Mrs P. Hunter 23 Hill Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 28th December 1918

HUNTER___Previously reported missing on the 25th of April, 1918, now officially presumed to have died on that date, 21171, Signaller Peter Hunter, 12th Battalion, Royal Scots, dearly beloved son of Georgina and Peter Hunter, 23 Hill Street.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 18th August 1919

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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