Robert McLauchlan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/17887
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 4 Peddie St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Buttery, formerly McLauchlan, c/o Macdonell, 72 Carlton St, Toronto, Canada

  • Children:

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


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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