This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: September 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/15519
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 04.10.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 135 to 136
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Turriff
- Address: 20 Black Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Mr Lindsay, Grocer, Cleghorn St, Dundee
Mrs Rennie, 20 Black St, Dundee
More about Harry Rennie
Harry has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Harry Rennie S/15519 Gordon Highlanders
DUNDEE HIGHLANDER KILLED.
Mrs Rennie, 20 Black Street, Benvie Road, Dundee, has received information that her husband, Pte. Harry Rennie, was killed in action on 4th October. Pte. Rennie, who joined the Gordons in September, 1916, was well known in Trade Union circles in Dundee, having been for some time secretary of the local branch of the National Union of Shop Assistants. Previous to being called up he was in the employment of Mr Lindsay, grocer, Cleghorn Street, and had been at the front since December, 1916.
Dundee Courier 27th October 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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