Robert Norrie Thomson Mudie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 228000
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 38th Reserve Battalion
  • Place of Death: Redford Barracks, Edinburgh
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 03.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: L.4.2395

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 06.04.1889
  • Place of Birth: 51 North Wellington St, Dundee
  • Address: 177 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, Scottish CO-OP
  • Mother:

    Jessie Mudie, 18 Bellfield Ave, Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Mudie, 18 Bellfield Ave, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Isabella McLauchlan Mudie & Ida Mary Thomson Mudie

  • Spouse:

    Helen Ogilvie Mudie, 177 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    1 son, Thomson Peter Mudie

More about Robert Norrie Thomson Mudie

Robert’s death occurred on 3rd August 1917 at Redford Barracks, when he was attending to one of the horses. The horse gave him a nasty kick to the temple, from which he never recovered.

Robert N. T. Mudie   228000   Royal Field Artillery

DUNDEE GUNNERS SAD DEATH.

Gunner Robert N. T. Mudie, Royal Field Artillery, has met his death under sad circumstances at Redford Barracks.  He was kicked on the forehead by a horse, death being instantaneous.

Gunner Mudie, who was 28 years of age, leaves a widow and son, four years of age, to mourn his loss.  They reside at 177 Strathmartine Road, Dundee, while his sorrowing parents, Mr and Mrs Peter Mudie, reside at 18 Bellefield Avenue.

Prior to joining the army, Gunner Mudie was employed as a clerk in the Dundee branch of the Scottish Co-Operative Wholesale Society.

Dundee Courier 2nd August 1917

Information kindly supplied by Robert’s nephew Mike Covington, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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