Peter Lamont

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1503
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 25/09/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 21 Annfield Row, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Baker
  • Mother:

    Annie Lamont, 21 Annfield Row, Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Lamont

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Peter Lamont

Peter has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

Peter Lamont   1503   4th Black Watch

MYSTERY SURROUNDS DISAPPEARANCE

OF DUNDEE TERRITORIAL IN FRANCE.

Mystery surrounds the disappearance from the battlefield in France of Private Lamont, a Dundee Territorial, attached to the 4th Black Watch.

His mother, who resides at 21 Annfield Row, Dundee, has had official intimation that he went missing on 25th September, but one of his chums who was home on furlough states that he saw him being brought into the British lines wounded in three places.

Mrs Lamont would be much obliged to any member of the “Fourth” who could give her authentic news regarding her son.  A Territorial of three years’ service, Pte. Lamont is 21 years of age, and prior to the war was employed as an apprentice baker in Dundee.  His father, Private, Peter Lamont, who also went to France with the 4th Black Watch, is now attached to the Army Service Corps (Supply Column).

Dundee Courier 11th November 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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