This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Benjamin Listed Ogilvie
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3/1513
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 1 Ryehill Lane, Dundee
Lucy Baxter Ogilvie, 86 Alexander St, Dundee
George Ogilvie, 86 Alexander St, Dundee
David, George & Robert
Joan Stables Ogilvie, 1 Ryehill Lane, Dundee
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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