Adam Sangster

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3080
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 05/09/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.A.17.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 36 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation: Thomas Bell & Sons, Heathfield Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jessie Sangster, 36 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Children:

    Francis, 08.02.1917 – 26.03.1918

More about Adam Sangster

3080 Pte. Adam Sangster, 4/5th Black Watch, died of wounds on 5 September 1916, aged 26. He had only been at the from for six weeks before suffering a fatal abdominal wound.
Before the war he was employed at Heathfield Works, and latterly the Aberdeen Commercial Company. His wife lived at 47 Small’s Wynd, Dundee.
Pte. Adam Sangster is buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt,L’Abbe, Somme, France.

DUNDEE MAN’S DEATH FROM WOUNDS. Private Adam Sangster, Black Watch, has died from the effects of gunshot wounds received in action. His wife, who resides at 47 Small’s Wynd, Dundee, has been notified to this effect. Deceased, previous to joining the army, was employed at Heathfield Works (Thomas Bell & Sons, Ltd.). He had been only six weeks at the front when he sustained fatal wounds. Private Sangster was twenty-six years of age, and leaves a widow. The Courier, Wednesday, 4 October 1916, 4.

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