David Maxwell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Ayr
  • Service no: 12101
  • Rank: Lance Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 42
  • Date of Death: 26.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 60 to 61

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 191 Lochee Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Miner
  • Mother:

    Annie Anderson Maxwell

  • Father:

    David Maxwell

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Eliza Watson Morrison Maxwell, 191 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Thomas Morrison Maxwell

More about David Maxwell

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was the father of Pte Thomas Morrison Maxwell 28750, of the 1st/5th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who drowned at Alexandria 13.01.1918.

David Maxwell   12101  Royal Scots Fusiliers

Lance-Sergeant David Maxwell, Royal Scots Fusiliers, who was previously reported wounded and missing is now reported to have been killed.  His widow resides at 191 Lochee Road, Dundee.  Prior to enlisting Sergeant Maxwell was a miner in an Ayrshire colliery.  His son Thomas, of the H.L.I., was drowned while on service in Egypt.

Dundee Courier 3rd August 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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