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David Smith Mollison
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 88713
- Rank: Sapper
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
- Unit/Ship: 205th Field Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 33
- Date of Death: 09.09.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Faubourg D'Amiens, Arras
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.F.68.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Edinburgh
- Address: 14 Ambrose Street, Broughty Ferry
- Occupation: Slater
David Mollison, 27 Lawrence St, Broughty Ferry
Christina S. Mollison, 14 Ambrose St, Broughty Ferry
Margaret, born 04.10.1906, Marion, born 19.06.1908 & Alexander, born 26.03.1911
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Son of Mr & Mrs D. Mollison.
David Mollison 88713 Royal Engineers
BROUGHTY FERRY SAPPER KILLED.
Mrs David Mollison, Ambrose Street, Broughty Ferry, has been informed that her husband, Sapper David Mollison, R.E., was killed by shell fire.
He joined the colours a considerable time ago, and was previously employed as a slater. He was a son of Mr David Mollison, slater, Lawrence Street, who has another son in the R.A.F. The deceased soldier was 33 years of age, and leaves a widow and three of a family.
Dundee Courier 15th September 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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