This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: March 1917
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/29629
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 36
- Date of Death: 28.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Bedford House Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Enclosure No4, XV.B.16.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 22 Catherine Street, Dundee
Jessie McPherson, 22 Catherine St, Dundee
More about Robert McPherson
His wife lived at 22 Catherine Street Dundee, and before the war he had been employed by Baxter Brothers for more than 20 years.
Pte. M’Pherson is buried in Bedford House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.DUNDEE HIGHLANDER KILLED. Official intimation has been received by Mrs Robert McPherson, 22 Catherine Street, Dundee, that her husband, Private Robert McPherson, Cameron Highlanders, was killed by a sniper on August 28. Private McPherson, who was 36 years of age, enlisted in March, 1917, and had only been out at the front for six weeks.
Previous to enlistment Private McPherson was in the employment of Henry Boise & Co., Limited, for over 20 years. The Courier, Saturday, 22 September 1917, 3.
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