David Clark Skinner

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200365
  • Rank: Private
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 26.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 94 to 96

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Auchtermuchty, Fife
  • Address:
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  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Robert P. Skinner, Inverbay House, Invergowrie

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More about David Clark Skinner

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

David Skinner   200365   Black Watch

SKINNER___Pte. David Skinner, Black Watch, son of Mr Skinner, Inverbay, missing.  He was one of the original Black Watch, and fought under Lieut-Col. Walker, during the first stages of the war, and went through the battles of Neuve Chapelle, Festubert and Loos.

Dundee People’s Journal 3rd November 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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