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: Dundee
- Service no: 12406
- Rank: Sergeant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 42
- Date of Death: 21.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.D.81.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Peterhead
- Address: 17 Dudhope Street, Dundee
Helen Ross, 17 Dudhope St, Dundee
Margaret, born 06.03.1903, Thomasina, born 29.11.1906, Elizabeth, born 12.07.1908 & 1 other child (name unknown)
More about Allan Ross
Allan Ross 12406 10th Highland Light Infantry
EXPERIENCED SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Intimation has been received by Mrs Allan Ross, 17 Dudhope Street, that her husband, Sergeant Allan Ross, 10th Highland Light Infantry, has died of wounds. The late Sergeant Ross had 18 years service in the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the H.L.I., and served in the Boer War. He enlisted on the outbreak of war, and went to France in May last. Sergeant Ross leaves a widow and four of a family to mourn his loss.
Dundee Courier 23rd October 1915
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