Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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- Rank: Second Lieutenant
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- Awards: Distinguished Conduct Medal & Military Medal
- Regiment/Service: East Lancashire Regiment
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- Address: 29 Park Ave, Dundee
Janet Forsythe, 12 Park Ave, Dundee
Alexander Forsythe, 12 Park Ave, Dundee
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More about Peter Forsythe
Peter was the brother of 2nd Lt Alexander Elder Forsythe, 6/228, Canterbury Regiment, New Zealand Infantry, who was killed in action 06.05.1915.
Peter Forsythe, 12795, D.C.M. M.M. King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
DUNDEE SOLDIER WHO HAS GAINED
THE D.C.M. AND THE MILITARY MEDAL.
Private Peter Forsyth, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, who has gained both the D.C.M. and the Military Medal, is at present residing with his parents at 29 Park Avenue, Dundee. Private Forsyth, was severely wounded some time ago, and is enjoying a short stay at home during his convalescence. He gained the D.C.M. some time ago and recently he was awarded the Military Medal for further conspicuous bravery in the field. His brother, Lieutenant A. Forsyth, Canterbury Infantry, New Zealand, was killed in action at the Dardanelles in May of last year.
Dundee Courier 9th October 1916
Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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