Robert Ogilvie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 202932
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 20.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 135 to 136

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 29 St Salvador Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Charles Parker & Sons, Victoria Foundry, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Maria Ogilvie, 115 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Mary, born 17.06.1910, David, born 25.10.1911 & Jane, born 17,12.1914

More about Robert Ogilvie

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

Robert Ogilvie   202932   Gordon Highlanders


Pte. Robt. Ogilvie, Gordon Highlanders, has been reported missing since 20th September.

Pte. Ogilvie’s wife and three young children reside at 29 St Salvador’s Street, and received official intimation of her husband being missing yesterday.  He is 28 years of age, and prior to enlisting in April of this year he was employed with Messrs Chas. Parker, Sons, & Co., Victoria Foundry.  Pte. Ogilvie has been in France for four months.

Dundee Courier 25th October 1917

Additional information and image very kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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