This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Arthur Thomas Merritt
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 85217
- Rank: Sergeant
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 174th Brigade, 'B' Battery
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 22
- Date of Death: 03.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.D.5.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Norwich
- Address: 43 Cleghorn St, Dundee
- Occupation: Bank Worker
Agnes Merritt, 7 Glassford Sq, Tillicoultry
Arthur Merritt, 7 Glassford Sq, Tillicoultry
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Arthur T. Merritt 85217 Royal Field Artillery
DUNDEE R.F.A. SERGEANT KILLED.
Sergeant Arthur T. Merritt, R.F.A., has been killed in action. Previous to enlistment shortly after the outbreak of war he was employed in a bank in Dundee. He was 22 years of age, and had been on active service for fully a year. Deceased was the eldest son of Captain A. H. Merritt, R.F.A., who was also employed in the city prior to the outbreak of hostilities. Captain Merritt was an ex-soldier, but rejoined the colours, and has risen from the rank of sergeant-major to that which he now holds.
Dundee Courier 29th August 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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