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:
- Service no: Clyde Z/3970
- Rank: Leading Seaman
- Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
- Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion, R.N. Div
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 30.12.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 1A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 8 Tannadice Street, Dundee
Douglas & John
More about William Masterton
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the son of Mr & Mrs Masterton, 8 Tannadice St, Dundee.
William is believed to be the brother of Cpl John Douglas Masterton, S/11489, 2nd battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action 21.06.1918 and Pte Douglas Masterton, S/44773, 1st battalion, Gordon Highlanders, who died of wounds 23.10.1918.
Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson
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