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: Dundee
- Service no: 200144
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 18/10/1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Iwuy Communal Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: B. 23.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Girvan
- Address: 11 Robertson St, Dundee
Helen Newsome, 11 Robertson St, Dundee
Edwin, William, George & John
More about David Newsome
David was the brother of L/Cpl Edwin Newsome 23154, 11th Battalion Royal Scots who was killed in action 09.04.1917 and Pte William Menzies Newsome, 30970, 2nd Battalion Royal Scots, who was killed in action 13.11.1916.
David Newsome 200144 Black Watch
Pte. David Newsome, Black Watch, was killed on 18th Oct. He had been in France since February, 1915. His brother Edwin, who was in the Royal Scots, was killed on the 9th April, 1917, and his brother William, who also served in the Royal Scots, has been missing since 13th November, 1916, and is supposed to have been killed on or about that date. Other two brothers are still serving, George in the Royal Scots and John in the Navy. Their mother resides at 11 Robertson Street, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 7th November 1918
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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