David Turnbull Sivewright

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 1421
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 'C' Company, 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 27/01/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III. B. 72.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lundie, Forfarshire
  • Address: 12 Links Cottages, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation: Farm Labourer
  • Mother:

    Margaret Sivewright, 12 Links Cottages, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    William Sivewright, 12 Links Cottages, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Clyne, 12 Links Cottage, Broughty Ferry

  • Children:

    Jane Georgina, born 01.06.1914

More about David Turnbull Sivewright

The original Dundee Roll of Honour have this man listed as Sievewright but C.W.G.C. and S.D.G.W. database has his surname listed as Sivewright.

David T Sivewright   307139   Black Watch

LUNDIE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.

Mrs D. Sivewright, Lundie, has received information from the War Office that her husband, Private David T. Sivewright, 1st Black Watch, died of wounds on 27th January

Deceased was a native of Lundie, and had been in the army fully six years.  He was 24 years of age, and was employed as a farm servant prior to enlistment.  He leaves a widow and one child.

Dundee Courier 17th February 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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