William Tasker Small

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 21027
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 19.05.1916
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: La Clytte Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.A.31.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 12 Cobden Street, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, J. H. Pattullo & Donald, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Lizzie Small, 12 Cobden St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Father:

    Stewart Small, 12 Cobden St, Lochee, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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  • Children:

More about William Tasker Small

William Tasker Small   21027   Royal Scots


Notification has been received by Mr Stewart Small, 12 Cobden Street, that his son, Private William Small, Royal Scots, was killed in action on the 19th May.  Deceased was 23 years of age, and prior to joining the army was employed as a clerk with J. H. Pattullo & Donald.  He joined the army shortly after the commencement of hostilities, and proceeded to France shortly afterwards.  He met his death while acting as a bomber.

Dundee Peoples Journal 3rd June 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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