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: Dundee
- Service no: S/17887
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 31.07.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: New Irish Farm Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: XXVI.A.4.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 4 Peddie St, Dundee
Elizabeth Buttery, formerly McLauchlan, c/o Macdonell, 72 Carlton St, Toronto, Canada
More about Robert McLauchlan
Both C.W.G.C. & S.D.G.W. record this mans surname as McLauchlan.
Robert McLauchlan S/17887 Gordon Highlanders
DUNDEE SOLDIER FALLS IN BATTLE.
Private Robert McLauchlan, Gordon Highlanders, who has been killed in action, was called up when war broke out, and shortly afterwards proceeded to France. Twice before he had been wounded. Private McLauchlan was 29 years of age. His widow resides at 4 Peddie Street.
Dundee Courier 16th August 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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