Samuel Anderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/3458
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 16.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: St. Sever Cemetery Extention
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: R.II.I.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 17 Kinnaird St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Batching Department, Bowbridge Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Anderson, 29 St Salvador St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    John and William

  • Spouse:

    Sarah Anderson, 17 Kinnaird St, Dundee

  • Children:

    David, born 04.01.1905, Amelia, born 11.05.1906, Sarah, born 02.02.1908, Samuel,born 17.04.1910 & Mary Ann, born 11.06.1912

More about Samuel Anderson

Samuel was the brother of Pte John Anderson, 2498, 5th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action, 09.05.1915.

Samuel Anderson   S/3458   Black Watch

Pte. Samuel Anderson, Black Watch, died in a French hospital on the 16th inst., from wounds received in action on 20th July.  Pte. Anderson enlisted on the outbreak of war.  He had taken part in a great deal of heavy fighting, and had once before been wounded.  He leaves a widow and five young children, who reside at 17 Kinnaird Street.  Pte. Anderson, who was formerly employed in the batching-house of Bowbridge Works, was one of three soldier sons of Mr David Anderson, St Salvador Street.  Pte. John Anderson, who was also in the Black Watch, was killed in action at Neuve Chapelle, and William is in the Royal Scots.

Dundee Courier 21st August 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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