Robert Sibbald

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 29157
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 45
  • Date of Death: 23.11.1916
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Western Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 6.77

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 9 Lawrence St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Batcher, Grove Mill, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Sibbald, 29 Baxter St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Robert Sibbald

Robert Sibbald   29157   Royal Scots


Private Robert Sibbald, Royal Scots, has died from injuries received while on duty in this country.  Deceased who was 45 years of age, was on duty on a home station, and during a gale about the middle of November he was blown over a dangerous cliff, and received internal injuries from which he died.

Private Sibbald had seen ten years’ service in the Gordon Highlanders, and had taken part in the Boer War.  Previous to rejoining the colours fully sixteen months ago, he was employed as a batcher in Grove Mill.

Dundee Courier 13th December 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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