David Smith Mollison

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 88713
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh
  • Address: 14 Ambrose Street, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation: Slater
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Mollison, 27 Lawrence St, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:

    1 Brother

  • Spouse:

    Christina S. Mollison, 14 Ambrose St, Broughty Ferry

  • Children:

    Margaret, born 04.10.1906, Marion, born 19.06.1908 & Alexander, born 26.03.1911

More about David Smith Mollison

Son of Mr & Mrs D. Mollison.

David Mollison   88713    Royal Engineers


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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