William Menzies Newsome

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30970
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 6D & 7D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 26 Bernard Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Helen Newsome, 25 Robertson St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    David, Edwin George & John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Menzies Newsome

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the brother of Pte David Newsome, 200144, 6th Battalion Black Watch who was killed in action 18.10.1918 and L/Cpl Edwin Newsome 23154, 11th Battalion Royal Scots, who was killed in action 09.04.1917.

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson

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