William Husband

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 345355
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 14th (Fife and Forfar Yeomanry) Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 02/09/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV. B. 20.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1898
  • Place of Birth: Kirkaldy
  • Address: 16 Step Row, Dundee
  • Occupation: W. & R. Ritchie (Stockbrokers) Panmure St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Barbara Husband, 78 North St, St. Andrews

  • Father:

    William Husband

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mrs Husband (unmarried wife) 16 Step Row, Dundee

  • Children:

More about William Husband

Yeomanry Man’s Record.

Pte. William Husband, Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, attached Black Watch, was instantaneously killed on 2nd September.  He was the elder son of Mr and Mrs Wm. Husband, 16 Step Row, and although only 20 years of age he had a great record of active service.  Pte. Husband enlisted in the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry on the out break of war when he was about 17 years of age, and served for two-and-a-half years in the East before he was transferred to France in May last.  Before enlisting Pte. Husband was in the office of Messrs W. & R., Ritchie, stockbrokers, Panmure Street, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 26th September 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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