This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3076
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 21.05.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.7.
- Date of Birth: 30.09.1894
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 35 Lawrence Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Painter, Tay Bridge Station
Margaret Norrie Steven, 35 Lawrence St, Dundee
Samuel Steven, 37 Lawrence St, Dundee
Helen, Ann, Georgina, James, Samuel & Arthur
More about William Steven
William Steven 3076 Black Watch
“FOURTH” MAN REPORTED KILLED.
A comrade, writing home, states that Private William Steven, of the 4th Black Watch, was killed in action on 12th May. Mrs Steven, who resides at 35 Lawrence Street, Dundee, however, has not yet received official intimation of her son’s death. Private Steven was 20 years of age, and enlisted on the outbreak of war. He was previously employed as a painter by the North British Railway Company at Tay Bridge Station.
Dundee Courier 12th June 1915
STEVEN___Died of wounds, 22nd May, No. 3076 Pte. William Steven, 4th Black Watch, aged 20 years, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Steven 35 Lawrence Street—sadly missed and deeply mourned.
Dundee People’s Journal 26th June 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Irene Pillips
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