Great War Dundee
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: Stirling
- Service no: 21366
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Worcestershire Regiment
- Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 28.09.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 75 to 77
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Occupation: Steward, Stirling Country Club
George Ashwood, 37 St Andrews St, Dundee
More about Robert Ashwood
This man was residing in Dundee when he enlisted in the Army.
Robert Ashwood 21366 Worcester Regiment
DUNDEE SOLDIER FALLS IN ACTION.
Mr George Ashwood, 37 St Andrew’s Street, Dundee, has received official notification of the death in action on 28th September of his son, Lance-Corporal Robert Ashwood, Worcester Regiment.
Deceased who was 20 years of age, enlisted over two years ago, and saw service at the Dardanelles. He was wounded in France, and was only a short period back again when he was killed. Prior to enlisting Lance-Corporal Ashwood was employed as second steward in the County Club, Stirling. A brother, George, is serving with the colours.
Dundee Courier 15th October 1917
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldewell
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