This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Andrew C. Laird
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: Clyde Z/2564
- Rank: Able Seaman
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Hawke Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 09.10.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Delsaux Farm Cemetery, Beugny
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.B.28.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 7 Viewbank Tce, Old Glamis Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Plumber, Mr Mitchell, Murraygate, Dundee
Clementina Laird, 7 Viewbank Tce, Old Glamis Rd, Dundee
Gorge Laird, Viewbank Tce, Old Glamis Rd, Dundee
William & 4 other brothers (names unknown)
More about Andrew C. Laird
Andrew was the brother of Rifleman William Laird, R/37980, 12th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action 16.08.1917.
Andrew Laird CZ/2564 Hawke Battalion R.N.D.
A.B. Andrew Laird, R.N.D., son of Mr G. Laird, 7 Viewbank Ter., Old Glamis Rd., Dundee, has died of wounds. He enlisted when war broke out, before which he was engaged as a plumber with Mr Mitchell, Murraygate. He had been twice previously wounded.
Dundee People’s Journal 26th October 1918
Andrew Laird CZ/2564 Hawke Bn R.N.D.
Mr G. Laird, 7 Viewbank Terrace, Old Glamis Road, Dundee, has received intimation that his son, Andrew Laird, in the Royal Naval Division, has died of wounds. He was a plumber to trade with Mr Mitchell, Murraygate, and enlisted at the outbreak of the war. He had been twice previously wounded. Mr Laird had another son killed, William, who was in the King’s Royal Rifles. Mr Laird has four other sons serving.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 21st September 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell.
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