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David Drew Lickley
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 4112
- Rank: Company Quartermaster Sergeant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death:
- Age at Death: 41
- Date of Death: 02/07/1916
- Burial Country: United Kingdom
- Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: M. 3. 1137.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: Magdalen Yard Rd, Dundee
Alexander S. Lickley
Margaret Gordon Fenton Lickley, “Norman View” Magdalen Green, Dundee
Helen, born 12.03.1902, Alexander, born 31.01.1906 & Flora, born 13.03.1911
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David Drew Lickley 4112 Black Watch
DEATH OF NOTED DUNDEE SINGER.
By the death at Ripon of Company Quartermaster-Sergeant David Lickley there has been removed one who was well known in Dundee musical circles. Mr Lickey’s death will be regretted by a wide circle of friends in the city. A fortnight ago he was home on short furlough, looking in the pink of health. His end came suddenly, stricken down with illness a week after his return to camp.
Mr Lickley was an ex-volunteer, and joining the ranks fully a year ago, promotion came rapidly.
Possessed of a splendid voice, Mr Lickley was a member of several musical associations in the city. He was ever ready to give his services for charitable purposes.
He will be remembered by a large section of the community as a tenor vocalist, having made many public appearances in the city, and he was also principal tenor in the choir of St John’s (Cross) Church.
Mr Lickley is survived by a widow and three of a family, for whom much sympathy will be expressed.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 3rd July 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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