David Methven

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1286
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 04/10/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Sp. Mem. 3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 111 Rosebank Street, Dundee
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More about David Methven

David Methven   1286   Black Watch

METHVEN___Reported prisoner of war, 25th September, later officially reported died 4th October. Private David Methven, 4th Black Watch, aged 24 years.

Dundee People’s Journal 22nd April 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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