William Kidd

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/20347
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 22.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 77 &78

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 59 Crescent Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Small Kidd

  • Father:

    Alexander Kidd, 29 Kincardine St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Kidd, 59 Crescent St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Alexander, born 28.06.1914

More about William Kidd

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial.

William Kidd   S/20347   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

KIDD___Previously reported missing, 22nd March, 1918, now presumed to have died on that date, Private William Kidd, 3/20347, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, husband of Margaret Gibson, 59 Crescent Lane, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 14th June 1919

KIDD___Private William Kidd, No. 20347, D Company, 15th Platoon, 1/8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, missing since 22nd March 1918, now presumed to have died on that date.  Father inquires—Alex Kidd, 29 Kincardine Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 12th July 1919

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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