Great War Dundee
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William Cook Rosie
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 25833
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Grenadier Guards
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 31
- Date of Death: 04.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Dozinghem Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.C.21.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Wick
- Address: Savings Bank House, Lochee
- Occupation: Dentist
Anna Mary Lowrie (formerly Rosie), Savings Bank House, Lochee
Ernest James Rosie, born 07.10.1905
More about William Cook Rosie
William Rosie 25833 Grenadier Guards
LOCHEE DENTIST DIES OF WOUNDS.
Private W. Rosie, of the Grenadier Guards, who has died of wounds, was 31 years of age, and a native of Wick. He had a dental business in Lochee, and shortly after settling there he voluntarily enlisted.
Private Rosie was formerly in business in Alloa with his father-in-law, Mr Stewart. The latter died a few months ago. His death was followed by the death of his son, and the sympathy of a large circle of friends will go out to Mrs Rosie in the further bereavement she has sustained.
Dundee Courier 13th August 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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