William Neville

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 7573
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 02.01.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: A.15.45.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 04.01.1884
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 64 Polepark Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Rug Cropper
  • Mother:

    Grace Neville, nee Brannan

  • Father:

    Michael John Neville

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Devina Welsh (formally Neville) 64 Polepark Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Francis, born 17.08.1915

More about William Neville

William Neville    7573   Royal Scots


Private William Neville, of the Royal Scots, has died of wounds received in action in France recently, had been at the front since the beginning of the war, and was wounded in November, 1914.  He was 30 years of age and married, and resided at 64 Polepark Road, Dundee.  A widow and one child are left to mourn his loss.

Dundee People’s Journal 15th January 1916

NEVILLE___Died of wounds, on the 2nd January 1916, Private William Neville, 7573, 2d Royal Scots Reserves, beloved husband of Davina Folley, 64 Polepark Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 22nd January 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Cladwell, further additional information kindly supplied by William’s great grandaughter, Irene Milholland.

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