This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Turnbull Sivewright
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Perth
- Service no: 1421
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Lundie, Forfarshire
- Address: 12 Links Cottages, Broughty Ferry
- Occupation: Farm Labourer
Margaret Sivewright, 12 Links Cottages, Broughty Ferry
William Sivewright, 12 Links Cottages, Broughty Ferry
Margaret Clyne, 12 Links Cottage, Broughty Ferry
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
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