Peter Lawson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunkeld
  • Service no: 539
  • Rank: Saddler
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scottish Horse
  • Unit/Ship: 3rd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 4.11.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Green Hill Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Special Memorial D.11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 23.11.1893
  • Place of Birth: 85 Henderson Row, Edinburgh
  • Address: 1 Errol Tce, Dundee
  • Occupation: Cashier, J.S. Bradford & Co, Burnside Works, Lochee
  • Mother:

    Alice Ferguson Lawson, 1 Errol Tce, Victoria Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Archibald Lawson

  • Siblings:

    John

    & Archibald, born 1898

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Peter Lawson

Peter Lawson   539   1/3d Scottish Horse

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION.

Mrs Lawson, 1 Errol Terrace, Dundee, has been notified by the War Office of the death of her eldest son, Trooper Peter Lawson, 1/3rd Scottish Horse, who was killed on November 4th at Gallipoli.  Aged 21, Trooper Lawson joined the army at the beginning of hostilities, and was previously engaged as cashier with J. S. Bradford & Co, Burnside Works, Lochee.  Another son of Mrs Lawson, Private John Lawson, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, is at present fighting in France.

Dundee Courier 2nd December 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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