Robert Peebles

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1369
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Highland Brigade
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 21.06.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.4.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Butcher, James Duncan, King St, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Thomas Peebles, 4 Allan St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Jane, 12 Eliza St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Peebles

Robert Peebles   1369   Royal Field Artillery


Intimation has been received that Gunner R. Peebles, of the R.F.A., has died in hospital from wounds received recently in action.  Deceased, who was nineteen years of age, was a son of Mr Thomas Peebles, 4 Allan Street, Dundee, and he had been at the front for about six months.  Gunner Peebles enlisted after the outbreak of war.  He was previously a butcher in the employment of Mr James Duncan, King Street.

Dundee Courier 28th June 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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