Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 23010
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 06.06.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III.H.18.
- Date of Birth: 1898
- Place of Birth: Bervie, Kincardine
- Address: 18 William Street, Dundee
Margaret Hadden Leitch, 25 Wolseley St, Dundee
James Leitch, 25 Wolseley St, Dundee
Andrew, James, Robert & Mary Watson Gracie, 18 William St, Dundee
More about Albert Leitch
Albert was the brother of Pte Andrew Moir Leitch S/24039, 8th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 24.03.1918 and Gunner Robert Hadden Leitch, 5005, 31st Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, who died 29.05.1916. James served with the Gordon Highlanders and is believed to have returned home safely.
Albert Leitch 23010 King’s Own Scottish Borderers
LEITCH___Killed in action on 6th June 1917, Private Albert Leitch, K.O.S.B., aged 20 years, beloved son of James Leitch mechanic, late of Bervie, also Abel in Salonika.
Dundee People’s Journal 18th May 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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