This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Henry Hutchison Petrie
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 17047
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 6th/7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 12/08/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 3C
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 8 Broughty Ferry Road, Dundee
Mary Petrie Mitchell, 8 Broughty Ferry Rd, Dundee
More about Henry Hutchison Petrie
Henry has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Petrie was a prominent player with Dundee North End.DUNDEE FOOTBALLER KILLED. Mrs Mitchell, 8 Ferry Road, Dundee, has received intimation that her son, Pte. Henry Petrie, Royal Scots Fusiliers, was killed in action. Thirty years of age, Pte. Petrie had been at the front for fifteen months, and had just returned to the trenches after a brief rest to recover from shell shock when he met his death. Previous to enlistment he was employed by William Cleghorn, Ltd., Clepington Works, Arklay Street, Dundee, an had been with that firm for fourteen years.
Pte Petrie was a prominent member of the Dundee North End Junior Football Club. Mrs Mitchell has two sons still serving with the colours – one in the R.G.A. and one in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. She has also a son-in-law with the R.G.A. and a brother in the Black Watch. The Courier, Thursday, 7 September 1916, 4
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