Andrew Stiven

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: September 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 9761
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 15.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 7D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 28 Nelson St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Thyne and Sons, Seedsmen, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Stiven, 28 Nelson St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    James and 2 other brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Andrew Stiven

Andrew has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He is the brother of Pte James Stiven, 11066, 1st Battalion, Irish Guards, who was killed in action, 15.07.1917.

Andrew Stiven   9761   Scots Guards

Mr and Mrs D. Stiven 15 Bonnybank Road, Dundee, have received official intimation that their son, Private Andrew Stiven, Scots Guards, has been posted as missing since 15th September.  Private Stiven is in his 24th Year.  He enlisted in September, 1914, and has been on active service for 19 months.  In civil life he was in the employment of Messrs Thyne & Sons, seedsmen, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 14th October 1916

STIVEN___Previously reported missing, 15th September 1916, now officially reported killed on that date.  Private Andrew Stiven, No 9761, Scots Guards, third son of Mr and Mrs David Stiven, 28 Nelson Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 7th July 1917

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about Andrew Stiven? 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...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: