This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: March 1916
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 26437
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: West Riding Regiment
- Unit/Ship: 1st/6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 01.11.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Saultain Communal cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Near North East Corner, A.7.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Monikie
- Address: 55 Cobden Street, Lochee, Dundee
- Occupation: Conductor, Broughty Ferry/Monifieth Tramway
Jane Scott, 55 Cobden St, Lochee
More about David Scott
BROUGHTY TRAMWAY CONDUCTOR
KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE.
Private David Scott, youngest son of the late Mr David Scott and Mrs Scott, 55 Cobden Street, Lochee and late of Monikie, who was reported wounded and missing early in November, is now officially stated to have been killed in action on 1st November. He enlisted in the Royal Scots in March, 1916, and was afterwards transferred to the West Riding Regiment, and had been in France for a period of 21 months. In civil life he was employed as a conductor on the Broughty and Monifieth tramways. He was 23 years of age and unmarried.
Dundee Courier 18th December 1918
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