This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 1317
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 16/03/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Merville Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II. H. 1.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 20 Hill St, Dundee
- Occupation: Angus Jute Works
Daniel Mackay, 20 Hill St, Dundee
More about Douglas Mackay
DUNDONIAN KILLED AT NEUVE CHAPELLE.
Private Douglas Mackay, 2nd Black Watch, who belongs to Dundee, has given his life for his country. Mr Daniel Mackay, 20 Hill Street, Dundee, has received intimation that his son died in hospital in France from wounds sustained in the great fight at Neuve Chapelle. Deceased was 24 years of age, and his period of seven years’ service would have expired on 1st June. Prior to enlisting he worked in Angus Jute Works, and was a piper in the High U. F. Church Company of the Boy’s Brigade.
Dundee Courier 1st April 1915
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