William Marshall Speed

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 16519
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 27.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vis-En-Artois Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 3

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Inchture
  • Address: 70 Peddie St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Robert Speed

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jemima Forret, 70 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Emmie?, born 24.04.1909 & George, born 29.12.1915

More about William Marshall Speed

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial.

William M. Speed   165519   Scots Guards

SPEED___Killed in action, 27th September, Pte. W. Speed, Scots Guards, son of the late Robt. Speed, Inchture, and beloved husband of Jemima Forrat, 70 Peddie Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 26th October 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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