Robert Dow Macnaughton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 23799
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 12.12.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.A.27

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1887
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 6 Fords Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Spinner, Ashton Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary Dow, 6 Fords Lane, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Macnaughton, 6 Fords Lane, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Joan, Maggie & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Dow Macnaughton

Robert D. MacNaughton   23799   K.O.S.B.


Mr William MacNaughton, foreman calendar worker, Ford’s Lane, Dundee, has received official intimation from the War Office of the death in action on 12th December of his son Private Robert D. MacNaughton, of the K.O.S.B.

Private MacNaughton, who was 30 years of age, joined the army in May of last year.  He was prior to enlistment, employed in Ashton Works, Dundee.

Private William MacNaughton, a brother, is at present serving.

Dundee Courier 18th January 1917

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