William Lawrence

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 41987
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 13
  • Date of Death: 24.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: LXVIII.D.19.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 6 Lambs Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Warehouseman, Watson & Co Ltd, Distillers, Seagate, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Lawrence, 6 Lambs Lane, Victoria Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Lawrence, 6 Lambs Lane, Victoria Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Lawrence

William Lawrence   41987  Royal Scots

Mr and Mrs Wm. Lawrence, 6 Lamb’s Lane, Victoria Road, have received intimation that their eldest son, Private Wm. Lawrence, Royal Scots, has made the supreme sacrifice.  He was hit with a gas shell on 23d May, and died on the 26th.  Pte. Lawrence enlisted about two years ago.  Previous to enlisting he was employed as warehouseman with James Watson & Co., Ltd., distillers, Seagate.

Dundee Courier 4th June 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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