This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 1500
- Rank: Private
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 4 North Ellen Street, Dundee
Mary Mitchell, 4 North Ellen St, Dundee
More about Walter Rae
DIED OF WOUNDS.
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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