This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: June 1915
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 635573
- Rank: Driver
- Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 121st Brigade, 'B' Battery
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 26.10.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St. Souplet British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.E.26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 25 Kinnaird Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Bowbridge Works, Dundee
More about William Roney
DUNDEE DRIVER KILLED.
Driver William Roney, R.F.A., son of Mr and Mrs Roney, 25 Kinnaird Street, Dundee, is reported to have been killed in action in France. Driver Roney, who was 21 years of age, joined the forces in June, 1915, and in January, 1918, was sent to France. Previous to enlistment he was employed in Bowbridge Works W & A. D. Grimond, Ltd. His father was also a member of the forces, but was discharged from the Royal Engineers through wounds, while his brother James is serving with the Royal Scots.
Dundee Courier 31st January 1918
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