Graham Kidd

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: SP/1338
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment)
  • Unit/Ship: 24th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 8C, 9A & 16A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 64 Dalkeith Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Andrew G. Kidd, bakers, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Catherine Kidd, 64 Dalkeith Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Andrew Graham Kidd, 64 Dalkeith Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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More about Graham Kidd

Graham has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Pte Graham Kidd of Dalkeith Road Dundee

Graham was the Eldest son of the famous Dundee Baker and Confectioner Andrew G Kidd  of Dundee and after schooling at the Morgan Academy was in business with his father in the City. Graham enlisted with the 23rd(Sportsmans Bn) of the London Regiment, (Royal Fusliers) At the time of his death he was serving with the 24th (Sportsmans Bn) of the same London Regiment and he was Killed in Action on that famous day of the 13 Nov 1916 at Beaumont Hamel on the Somme. His Bn were serving in the Division immediately on the left flank of the 51st Highland Div who famously have Beaumont Hamel as a Divisional Battle Honour.   Graham was among a list of Dundee lads to have sacrificed that day on that extensive Battlefield

Additional information kindly supplied by Jim Flood

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