Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
We need you to tell us more about the life and times of William Symington
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 635074
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 46 North Church Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Marshall & Brush, Carpetworks, Dundee
Robert Symington 46 North Church St, Dundee
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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