This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Robertson Penman
- Date of enlistment: March 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 33603
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 31
- Date of Death: 26.09.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 60 to 61
- Date of Birth: 1886
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 65 Constable Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Jute Preparer, South Ward Works, Dundee
Helen “Nellie” Swan Gray, 65 Constable St, Dundee
David, born 25.11.1910, Lizzie, born 19.05.1912 & John, born 21.12.1915
More about David Robertson Penman
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
MISSING DUNDEE SOLDIER REPORTED KILLED.
Mrs D. Penman, 65 Constable Street, Dundee, has received intimation that her husband, Private D. Penman, Royal Scots Fusiliers, who was reported wounded and missing on the 26th September last, was killed in action on that date. Prior to enlisting in June 1916, deceased was employed in South Ward Works, Dundee. He was 31 years of age.
Dundee Courier 6th February 1918
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