Peter Louden

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: March 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 88654
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
  • Unit/Ship: 205th Field Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 20.10.1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.D.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 96 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Engineer, Coldside Machine Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Louden, 96 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

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More about Peter Louden

Peter Louden   88654   Royal Engineers

DUNDEE SAPPER KILLED.

Intimation has been received that Sapper Peter Louden, Royal Engineers, youngest son of Mr James Louden, 96 Strathmartine Road, was killed on the 20th of this month.  Sapper Louden, who is 24 years of age, enlisted in March, 1915, and had been in France for almost three years.  Prior to joining the forces he was employed as an apprentice engineer in Coldside Machine Works (Mr James Ferguson).  He was well known in local football circles, having played for Fairfield F. C.

Dundee Courier 31th October 1918

 

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