William Ramsay

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 241948
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 14.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Warlincourt British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.D.13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 101 Rosebery Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Engineer, Blackness Foundry, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Christina Simpson Ramsay, 101 Rosebery St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Peebles Ramsay, 101 Rosebery St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    John, Peter, James & 8 other siblings (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Ramsay

William was the brother of Pte John Simpson Ramsay 32651, 66th Company Machine Gun Corps, who was killed in action 25.04.1917 & Cpl Peter Ramsay, 40544, 123rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, who died of wounds, 12.02.1918.

William Ramsay    241948   Northumberland Fusiliers


Mrs Ramsay, 101 Rosebery Street, Lochee, has just received information that her second son, Private William Ramsay, Northumberland Fusiliers, has fallen.  He was engaged as an apprentice engineer in Blackness Foundry, and enlisted on the outbreak of war, and went to the front in October last.

Dundee Courier 12th June 1917

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson, further additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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