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: Edinburgh
- Service no: 7573
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth: 04.01.1884
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 64 Polepark Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Rug Cropper
Grace Neville, nee Brannan
Michael John Neville
Devina Welsh (formally Neville) 64 Polepark Rd, Dundee
Francis, born 17.08.1915
More about William Neville
William Neville 7573 Royal Scots
LOCAL MAN KILLED IN ACTION.
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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