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Dougal Cameron McNaughton
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 1501
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 04/08/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.F.7.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Aberdeen
- Address: 2 Parkers Court, Dundee
- Occupation: Langlands & McAinsh (Box Makers) Dundee
Jane McNaughton, 2 Parkers Court, Dundee
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CONDUCTED HIMSELF WITH TRUE COURAGE.
Mrs D. M’Naughton, who resides at Parker’s Court, Dundee, has been notified that her husband has been killed in action.
Private M’Naughton, who was 23 years of age, was formerly employed by Messrs Langlands & M’Ainsh, Seagate, as a sawyer. He enlisted at the outbreak the war, and went to the front about 18 months ago. He was serving in the Black Watch. Part of a letter to his wife from the lieutenant commanding his company reads as follows:— “I can only say that during the past fortnight, when we have been in close contact with the enemy, he conducted himself with the true courage of a British soldier.”
Dundee Courier 10 August 1916
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