Robert C. O'Shea

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunkeld
  • Service no: 292683
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 23/04/1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.B.16.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 174 Overgate, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret O’Shea, 23 Castle St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Annie & Leo

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert C. O'Shea

Robert C. O’Shea   292683   Black Watch

O’SHEA___Previously reported missing, now officially reported killed in action, on 23rd April, Corporal Robert C. O’Shea, Scottish Horse, attached Black Watch, beloved son of Mrs O’Shea, 174 Overgate, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th June 1917.

Robert is believed to be the brother of Pte Leo O’Shea, 315286, 13th Battalion Black Watch.

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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