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: 4081 & 201022
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 14.10.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 8 St Roque's Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker
Catherine Ross, 8 St Roques Lane, Dundee
More about Andrew Ross
There is no Andrew Ross 4081, Black Watch listed on either C.W.G.C. or S.D.G.W. His service number was 201022 but was listed on the original Dundee Roll of Honour with his original number.
Andrew Ross 4081 Black Watch
DUNDEE SOLDIER MISSING.
Mrs Ross, who resides at 8 St Roque’s Lane, Dundee, has received intimation that her son, Pte. Andrew Ross, of the Black Watch, has been missing since October. Prior to joining the colours some time ago, he was employed in the city as a millworker. Any news regarding the fate of Private Ross will be gladly received by his mother.
Dundee Courier 11th November 1916
ROSS—Reported missing, now officially reported killed in action on the 14th October, 1916, 4081 Pte. Andrew Ross, Black Watch, beloved son of Mrs Catherine Ross, No 8 St Roque’s Lane, in the 21st year of his age.
Dundee People’s Journal 3rd November 1917
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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