William Marr

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/18777
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion, 'B' Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 04.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 132 to 135 & 162A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberdeen
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Mill Worker
  • Mother:

    Jane Rennie Marr

  • Father:

    Alexander Marr

  • Siblings:

    Mrs Robertson, 8 Hunter St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Marr

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

William Marr   S/18777   Seaforth Highlanders

Private William Marr, Seaforth Highlanders, brother of Mrs Robertson, 8 Hunter Street, Dundee―missing. Formerly a millworker.

Dundee Courier 10th December 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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