Andrew Ballie Reekie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40924
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Kings Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 07.12.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.E.21.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 31 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Worker, Don & Duncan, Mid St, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Andrew Reekie, 31 Dallfield Walk, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Matthew, Alexander & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Andrew Ballie Reekie

Andrew Reekie   40924   King’s Own Scottish Borderers


Mr Andrew Reekie, 31 Dallifield Walk, Dundee, has been notified that his son, Private Andrew Reekie, of the  King’s Own Scottish Borderers, died on 7th December as the result of wounds sustained in action.  The deceased soldier, who was in the army for only six months, was prior to enlistment employed as a millworker by Messrs Don & Duncan, manufacturers, Dundee.

Three sons of Mr Reekie are still serving, Private Matthew Reekie, Scots Guards; Private Alex. Reekie, Black Watch; Private Andrew Reekie, K.O.S.B. (died of wounds); and Gunner William Reekie, R.F.A.

Dundee Courier 21st December 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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