This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Robert Dow Macnaughton
- Date of enlistment: May 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 23799
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth: 1887
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 6 Fords Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Spinner, Ashton Works, Dundee
Mary Dow, 6 Fords Lane, Dundee
William Macnaughton, 6 Fords Lane, Dundee
Joan, Maggie & William
More about Robert Dow Macnaughton
Robert D. MacNaughton 23799 K.O.S.B.
DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION.
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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