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: 7191
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 33
- Date of Death: 09/05/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 24 Brook Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Calender Worker, Ladywell Calender Works, Dundee
More about David Husband
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
SOUTH AFRICAN VETERAN KILLED.
Miss Isabella Logan, who resides at 24 Brook Street, Dundee, has received official intimation of the death in action on 9th May of her nephew, Private D. Husband, a member of the 1st Black Watch.
Private Husband, who was 33 years of age, resided with his aunt from infancy. He served with the Black Watch in South Africa, for which he was awarded the King’s and Queen’s medals. Private Husband, being a reservist, was called up at the outbreak of war, and was formerly employed as a calender worker by the Ladywell Calendering Company. Private Husband’s brother James is at present serving on board H.M.S. Indomitable.
Dundee Courier 7th June 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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