William Philip Rettie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Border Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 01.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 6A & 7C

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 04.11.1892
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Balcairn, Dundee
  • Occupation: Law Apprentice, Pattullo & Donald, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Low Rettie, Balcairn, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Cooper Rettie, Balcairn, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James & Archibald

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Philip Rettie

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

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