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: 7771
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 3rd Reserve Battalion
- Place of Death:
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 19/08/1917
- Burial Country: United Kingdom
- Cemetery: Cromarty Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: L. North-East. 28.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Goods Dept, Dundee East Station
Sister (name unknown) 27 Victoria Rd, Dundee
More about William Stewart
7771 Pte. William Stewart, 3rd Black Watch, died of wounds on 19 August 1917. He served with the 1st Battalion in France from September 1914, and was wounded at Ypres on 10 November. Before the war he was employed at the East Station, and lived with his sister at 27 Victoria Road.
Pte. Stewart is buried in Cromarty Cemetery
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS. News has reached Dundee that Private William Stewart, Black Watch, has died of wounds in a Scottish military hospital.
Pte. Stewart was amongst the first of those to join the colours, and was wounded in the early stages of the war. Prior to enlistment he was employed in the Goods Department of Dundee East Station, and resided with his sister at 27 Victoria Road, Dundee. The Courier, Monday, 27 August 1917, 4.
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