Robert Walter Lumsden

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
  • Service no: 365584
  • Rank: Gunner
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 282nd Siege Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 28.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.C.6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address: 5 Lawrence St, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation: J. & P. Suttie, Joiners, Broughty Ferry
  • Mother:

    Jane Lumsden or Troup, 5 Lawrence St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:
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More about Robert Walter Lumsden

Robert Walter Lumsden 365584 Royal Garrison Artillery

Gunner Robert W. Lumsden, R.G.A., has been reported by his chaplain to have been killed. Gunner Lumsden, who was mobilised at the outbreak of war, served for two years in France. He was formerly employed with J. & P Suttie, joiners, Broughty Ferry, and his parents reside at 5 Lawrence Street, Broughty Ferry.

Dundee Courier 9th May 1918

Robert is believed to be the brother of Pte John A. Lumsden, S/15602, 2nd Gordon Highlanders

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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