This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: August 1915
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: R/2576
- Rank: Able Seaman
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 10 Grays Lane, Lochee
- Occupation: Grocer's Manager, Glasgow
William & James
More about Robert McGaw
Robert McGaw R/2576 Hood Bn Royal Naval Division
LOCHEE CORPORAL DIES FROM WOUNDS.
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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