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: Cowdenbeath
- Service no: 8389
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 07.11.1914
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 38 to 40
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Pittenweem/Tayport?
- Address: 37 Lawrence St, Dundee
Mary Robertson, 13 Yeamans St, Lochee Dundee
More about David Robertson
David has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.
David Robertson 8389 Cameron Highlanders
DUNDEE WIFE OF FOURTEEN MONTHS
LOSES HUSBAND KILLED IN BATTLE.
A Dundee wife of fourteen months is mourning the loss of her soldier husband on the continent. Mrs David Robertson, who resides at 37 Lawrence Street, Dundee, has received official intimation of the death in action on 7th November last of her husband, who was a Cameron Highlander. Private Robertson, who was 25 years of age, was a native of Tayport. He served seven years with his regiment. There is no family.
Dundee Courier 15th December 1914
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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