This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Scott MacHardy
- Date of enlistment: 1914
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 01.07.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15C
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Occupation: Dundee Electricity Department
Reverend J. F. Machardy, United Free Church, Kinnettles.
More about David Scott MacHardy
David enlisted in the City of Dundee Engineers a month before the outbreak of war and he initially served at the front with that unit. He returned and obtained a commission in the Highland Light Infantry and was Gazetted 20th January, 1916, leaving for the front in June 1916, aged 20. His elder brother served in the Mechanical Transport. David’s father died two months before him.
Additional information kindly supplied by Trevor Harkin
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