David Dick Leighton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/13366
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 31.07.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 42 & 44

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 Lawrence Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Leighton, 4 Lawrence St, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Leighton, 4 Lawrence St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Dick Leighton

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

David Leighton   S/13366   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

LEIGHTONPrivate David Leighton, No. 13366, C Company, 9th Platoon, M.G.S., 11th A. and S.H. ; joined 14th Battalion A and S.H. in 1915 ; missing in France since 31st July 1917.  Parents inquire―Mr and Mrs David Leighton, 4 Lawrence Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 29th March 1919

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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