David Drew Lickley

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 4112
  • Rank: Company Quartermaster Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Magdalen Yard Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Alexander S. Lickley

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Gordon Fenton Lickley, “Norman View” Magdalen Green, Dundee

  • Children:

    Helen, born 12.03.1902, Alexander, born 31.01.1906 & Flora, born 13.03.1911

More about David Drew Lickley

David Drew Lickley   4112   Black Watch


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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