This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Roy Whyte McCaskie
- Date of enlistment:
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- Rank: Lieutenant
- Awards: Military Cross & Bar
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 05.08.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Div 62. III. P. 2.
- Date of Birth: 15.04.1890
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 12 Forfar Rd, Dundee
Mary McCaskie, Rose Pl, Elgin
More about Roy Whyte McCaskie
Lt. Roy Whyte McCaskie, M.C., Seaforth Highlanders. For conspicuous gallantry, during an attack. He led forward his company under intense machine-gun and artillery fire, and personally accounted for two of the enemy with his revolver, before being wounded himself.
He set his men a splendid example of coolness under fire and contempt of danger.
(M.C. gazetted 26th September, 1917.)
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