Bertram Wilkie Tawse

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Inverness
  • Service no: 1851
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 26.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 119 to 124

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 14.09.1884
  • Place of Birth: Aberdeen
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Proprietor of Civil Service & Business College, Inverness
  • Mother:

    Marion Tawse, Cotton Lodge, Aberdeen

  • Father:

    Peter Tawse, Cotton Lodge, Aberdeen

  • Siblings:

    Harry & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Bertram Wilkie Tawse

Bertam has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial. He was the son of Peter & Marion Tawse of Cotton Lodge, Aberdeen. M.A. B.Sc (Hons) Aberdeen University. This man is listed in the original Dundee Roll of Honour and the Peoples Journal War Memorial Supplement.

Bertram Wilkie Tawse   1851   Cameron Highlanders

Honours Graduate Killed.

Killed in action in France, Sergeant Bertram Wilkie Tawse of the 4th Camerons, was honours graduate of Aberdeen University, and held the M.A. and B.Sc. degrees.  Previous to his enlistment he was proprietor of the Educational Institute at Queen’s Gate, Inverness.  He speedily gained promotion at the front, and, although twice offered a commission, preferred to remain in the ranks.  Deceased was a grandson of the late Mr Wm. Tawse, Westmill of Baldovan, and an uncle, Mr John Wallace, is resident at E. Newport.

Dundee Peoples Journal 16th October 1915

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Forbes Mitchell and Michael Caldwell.

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