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: Glencorse
- Service no: 3426
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 39
- Date of Death: 25.05.1915
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Addenda Panel 57 to 60
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 75 Wilkies Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Batcher, Scott & Sons, North Dudhope Works, Dundee
Mary Ann Wright, (formerly Hynd), 75 Wilkies Lane, Dundee
More about David Hynd
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.
David Hynd 3426 2nd Royal Scots
DUNDEE RESERVIST KILLED.
Intimation has been received by Mrs Hynd, who resides at 75 Wilkie’s Lane, Dundee, that her husband, Private David Hynd, 2nd Royal Scots, has been killed in action.
Private Hynd, who was 39 years of age, was called up at the outbreak of war, having previously served eight years with his regiment. Private Hynd was wounded in the forehead in June, and was for a time in hospital in Etaples. When recalled to the colours deceased was employed as a batcher with Messrs Scott, Sons, & Co., North Dudhope Works.
Dundee Courier 4th October 1915.
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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