This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: May 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 88801
- Rank: Driver
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
- Unit/Ship: 205th Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 34
- Date of Death: 01.08.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Special Memorial at North End of Plot 2, Row A.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Arbroath
- Occupation: Ploughman
Ann Edwards or Pattullo, 69 Helen St, Arbroath
David Pattullo, 69 Helen St, Arbroath
More about David Pattullo
“Before the war he had been a ploughman in the Dundee district. He joined the army in May 1915, and had been fro six months at the front in France. On 30th July 1916 he was severely wounded by a bomb dropped from a German aeroplane, and was taken to No5 Casualty Clearing Station, where he died the next day.” Arbroath Roll of Honour. He was the brother of Pte Allan Pattullo, S/18044, 3rd Reserve Battalion, Black Watch, who died of disease, 12.03.1917.
David Pattullo 88801 Royal Engineers
Arbroath Engineer Dies of Wounds.
Mrs Pattullo, 69 Helen Street, Arbroath, has received a letter from a nurse in a hospital in France stating that her son, Driver David Pattullo, Royal Engineers, had died from severe wounds in the chest, left arm, and left leg. Deceased, who was 34 years of age, joined the Royal Engineers about a year ago. Before the war he was employed as a farm servant in the Arbroath district.
Arbroath Herald 11th August 1916
Information supplied by Gary Thomson. Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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