Walter Rae

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1500
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 18/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Merville Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III. E. 7.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 4 North Ellen Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Mitchell, 4 North Ellen St, Dundee

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More about Walter Rae


Private Walter Rae of the 4th Black Watch who was reported in the Courier to have died of wounds.  Private Rae resided at 4 Ellen Street.  He was 19 years of age, and was a member of the machine gun section of the battalion.  He was hit on the head by a bullet on the 15th inst., and died three days later in No. Clearing Station.

Dundee Courier 24th May 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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