This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Nelson Speed
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 9106
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: Attd to 8th Battalion Black Watch
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 30
- Date of Death: 02.05.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.Q.9.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 10 Janefield Pl, Dundee
- Occupation: Dundee Harbour Trust
Mary Watson Speed, 10 Janefield Pl, Dundee
Peter G. Speed, 10 Janefield Pl, Dundee
More about David Nelson Speed
David Nelson Speed Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
DUNDEE OFFICER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Intimation has been received of the death from wounds of Second-Lieutenant David Nelson Speed, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, attached to the Black Watch. Second-Lieutenant Speed, who was thirty years of age, was the elder son of Mr and Mrs P. G. Speed, 10 Janefield Place, Maryfield. He enlisted in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders about two years ago, and received a commission in February, 1916. Lieutenant Speed was formerly in the employment of Dundee Harbour Trustees.
Dundee Courier 5th May 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
Can you tell us more about David Nelson Speed'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...