Lawrence Alfred Dewar

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: August 1916
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 20821
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards: Military Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
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Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 14 Park Ave, Dundee
  • Occupation: Painter, P. Roberts, Albert St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Betsy Dewar

  • Father:

    James W. Dewar

  • Siblings:

    David & 2 other brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:

    Wife, 14 Park Ave, Dundee

  • Children:
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More about Lawrence Alfred Dewar

Lawrence was the brother of Fitter, David Dewar, 72569, 57th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery who died of disease 13.09.1917.

Lawrence Alfred Dewar   20821   Machine Gun Corps


Private A. L. Dewar, of the Machine Gun Corps, has been awarded the Military Medal.  Pte Dewar, whose wife and family reside at 14 Park Avenue, Dundee, was formerly a painter in the employment of Mr P. Roberts, Albert Street.  He joined the K.O.S.B. in August, 1916, and was afterwards transferred to the Machine Gun Corps.  He has been at the front for nine months.  Pte. Dewar had three brothers in the army, but the youngest, David, died recently at Salonika from fever.  He had been in the Royal Field Artillery for four years.

Dundee Courier 24th October 1917

Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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