Henry Macmaster

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/394
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Nelson Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 1A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 43 Peddie St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Sandeman Grocers, Perth Rd Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Alexander MacMaster, 43 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Henry Macmaster

Henry has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

GALLIPOLI HERO POSTED MISSING

After braving the trials and dangers of Gallipoli, a Dundee man of the Royal Naval Division has been posted as missing.  Mr Alexander MacMaster, bootmaker, 43 Peddle Street, Dundee, has received official intimation that his son A.B. Harry MacMaster, R.N.D., had been reported missing on 13thNov.  The gallant A.B., who enlisted on the outbreak of war, had taken part in the Gallipoli campaign.  Prior to joining the forces he was employed with Mr Sandeman, grocer, Perth Road.

Dundee Courier 12th December 1916

Harry MacMaster   CZ/394   Royal Navy Division

DUNDEE NAVYMAN REPORTED KILLED.

Official intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs MacMaster, 43 Peddie Street, Dundee, that their son, Harry MacMaster, R.N.D., who was reported missing in 1916, is now presumed to be killed.

Previous to enlistment deceased was employed as a grocer with Mr Andrew Sandeman, wine and spirit merchant, Perth Road, Dundee.  Two other sons are serving.

Dundee Courier 17th July 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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