Peter Mortimer

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 292957
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards: Military Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 26/03/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 2 City Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: David T.Dewar Ltd, Hackle Makers, Old Glamis Rd, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jessie Mortimer, 2 City Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Peter (born 1912) George (born 1914) & John (born 1916)

More about Peter Mortimer

Peter Mortimer   Black Watch

Mrs Peter Mortimer, 2 City Road, has been officially informed that her husband, Sergeant Peter Mortimer, Black Watch, who held the Military Medal, has been killed in action.  Deceased, who was 26 years of age, enlisted three years ago, and had seen considerable service in France.  He won the Military Medal in July of last year.  Previous to joining the force Sergeant Mortimer was employed with David T. Dewar, Ltd., hacklemakers, Old Glamis Road, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 18th April 1918 

Photo kindly supplied by Rob Christie. Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell and Alexander Mortimer

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