This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 18417
- Rank: Driver
- Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
- Unit/Ship: 69th Field Company
- Place of Death:
- Age at Death: 30
- Date of Death: 07.03.1919
- Burial Country: Scotland
- Cemetery: Dundee Eastern Necropolis
- Grave/Mem Ref no: GG.3.621.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 20 Lawson Place, Dundee
Alexander Gibson Neil, George Harrison Neil, James Neil & William Neil
More about Robert Neil
3 of his brothers also fell, they were, Pte George Harrison Neil 2130, 2nd Battalion Black Watch, killed in action 25.09.1915, Sgt James Neil 7047, 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, killed in action 15.05.1915 & Sergeant William Neil 7459, 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry, killed in action 15.05.1915. His brother Alexander served as a private with the 2nd Divisional Train, Canadian Army Service Corps, 135936, and returned home safely.
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by John Kennedy.
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