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Arthur John Sturrock
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 267873
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st/6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 18
- Date of Death: 23/04/1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Browns Copse Cemetery, Roeux
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.25.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 9 Albany Terrace, Dundee
- Occupation: Low & Bonar, Jute Manufacturers, Dundee
Elizabeth Sturrock, “Braemount” 9 Albany Tce, Dundee
Robert Findlay Sturrock “Braemount” 9 Albany Tce, Dundee
Lawrence James Sturrock
More about Arthur John Sturrock
Arthur was the brother of Pte Lawrence James Sturrock S/17407, of the 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, killed in action 09.04.1917.
Arthur Sturrock 267873 Black Watch
DUNDEE FAMILY’S GREAT LOSS.
Another son of Mr R. F. Sturrock, Braemount, Albany Terrace, Dundee, has been killed. Last week Mr Sturrock was notified of the death of his elder son, Private Laurence James Sturrock of the Seaforth Highlanders. Yesterday the intelligence was conveyed to him that his younger son, Private Arthur Sturrock, who was serving with the Black Watch, had also made the supreme sacrifice.
Deceased, who was an old Harris Academy boy, met his death on 23d inst., only a fortnight after his eldest brother fell. Private Sturrock was only eighteen years of age, and was formerly employed in the office of Messrs Low & Bonar. He enlisted about a year ago.
Dundee Courier 2nd May 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell, grave marker image courtesy of findagrave.com
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