Andrew Moir Leitch

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/24039
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion,
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 24.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 49 & 50

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Bervie, Kincardinshire
  • Address: 25 Wolseley St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Hadden Leitch, 25 Wolseley St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Leitch, 25 Wolseley St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Albert, James, Robert & Mary Watson Gracie, 18 William St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Andrew Moir Leitch

Andrew has no known grave but is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Albert Leitch 23010, 6th Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers, who was killed in action 06.06.1917 & Gunner Robert Hadden Leitch, 5005, 31st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, who died 29.05.1916 and Pte James Lietch, M.M. S/17895, Gordon Highlanders who returned home safely.

Andrew Leitch   S/24039   Scottish Horse att. Black Watch

Private Andrew Leitch Scottish Horse attached Black Watch, was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs Leitch, 25 Wolseley Street.  His two brothers were killed on the field of battle some time ago, and another brother, Private James Leitch, Gordons, has been gassed.  Mr and Mrs Leitch have a son still on Active service.

Dundee Courier 10th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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