William Symington

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 635074
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 256th Brigade
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 21.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 1

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 46 Church Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Marshall & Brush, Carpetworks, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Mr Symington 46 North Church St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Robert

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Symington

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial.

William Symington   635074   Royal Field Artillery

Over Three Years In France.

Gunner William Symington, R.F.A., is a son of Mr Symington, 46 North Church Street, and is 23 years of age.  Being a Territorial, he was called up at the outbreak of war, and has been in France for over three years.  Prior to the outbreak of war, he was in the employment of Marshall & Brush, Dundee Carpet Works.  His brother Robert is at present serving with the H.L.I. in France.

Dundee Courier 14th May 1918

Gnr. Wm. Symington, R.F.A., son of Mr Symington, 46 North Church Street, was employed with Messrs Marshall & Brush, Dundee Carpet Works.

Dundee People’s Journal 18th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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