Robert Pullar

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/21643
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 26
  • Date of Death: 11.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Lillers Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: B.13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 113 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Thatcher
  • Mother:

    Joan Pullar, 150 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Pullar, 150 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Frederick, Joseph , William, John, David, James, George & Alexander

  • Spouse:

    Agnes Steel Cairns, 192d Wifflet St, Coatbridge

  • Children:

    Joan, born 03.04.1918

More about Robert Pullar

Robert was the brother of Pte Frederick Pullar 20130, 15th Battalion Royal Scots, who was killed in action 28.04.1917 and L/Cpl Joseph Pullar, 13004, 15th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, who returned home safely.

Robert Pullar   S/21643   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders


Private Robert Pullar, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, died in hospital in France on April 11.  He was wounded some time previously.

He was the second son killed in action of Constable Wm. Pullar, Dundee, and his widow resides at 113 Strathmartine Road.  He was employed as a thatcher in the north end of Dundee.

Constable Pullar has three other sons serving, and the fourth will join the Royal Flying Corps tomorrow.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 23rd April 1918

PULLARDied on 11th inst., in Casualty Clearing Station of wounds received in action, Private Robert Pullar, aged 26 years, A. and S.H., beloved husband of Agnes Steele, 113 Strathmartine Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th April 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information very kindly supplied by Linsey Gibbons and Michael Caldwell

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