Robert McGaw

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: August 1915
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: R/2576
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Hood Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 27.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Dozinghem Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XII.C.16.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 10 Grays Lane, Lochee
  • Occupation: Grocer's Manager, Glasgow
  • Mother:

    Annie McGaw, 10 Grays Lane, Lochee, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    William & James

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert McGaw

Robert McGaw   R/2576 Hood Bn Royal Naval Division


Corporal Robert McGaw, Royal Naval Division, has died from wounds received in action. Corporal McGaw, who was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs McGaw, 10 Gray’s Lane, Lochee, was 27 years of age, and enlisted in August, 1915, and had been about five months in France.  In civil life Corporal McGaw was a grocer’s manager in Glasgow.

Two younger brothers of the deceased are with the colours–William in the R.F.A., and James with the Motor Transport.

Dundee Courier 13th November 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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