Benjamin Listed Ogilvie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/1513
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion,
  • Place of Death: Verbeek Farm, Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 11.11.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 1 Ryehill Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Lucy Baxter Ogilvie, 86 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Father:

    George Ogilvie, 86 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    David, George & Robert

  • Spouse:

    Joan Stables Ogilvie, 1 Ryehill Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

    Benjamin

More about Benjamin Listed Ogilvie

Benjamin has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. He was the brother of Pte George Ogilvie 676, 1st Battalion Black Watch who was killed in action on the same day and in the same battle as his brother. The two other brothers David (Highland Light Infantry) & Robert (Gordon Highlanders) both served in the Great War with both returning safely.

Benjamin Ogilvie   3/1513   Black Watch

DUNDEE WOMEN’S FEARS REALISED.

The doubts entertained by Mrs Ogilvie, 1 Ryehill Lane, as to her husband’s fate have been dispelled.  Her worst fears have been realised, Private Benjamin Ogilvie, of the 3rd Black Watch, her husband, was posted as missing in November.  She has just received information that he was killed at that time.

Dundee Courier 15th June 1915

OGILVIE___Killed in action, on 11th November, Private Benjamin Ogilvie, 3rd Black Watch, beloved husband of Mrs Joan Ogilvie, 1 Ryehill Lane, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 19th June 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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