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William Hay Tennant
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 1641
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 06.09.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Beauval Communual Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: F.32.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Bervie, Kincardine
- Address: 14 Annfield Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Sharp & Sons
Isabella Hay Tennant, 14 Annfield St, Dundee
David Tennant, 14 Annfield St, Dundee
David & 2nd brother (name unknown)
More about William Hay Tennant
William was the brother of Pte David Tennant 12083, 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry, who died of wounds 28.09.1914.
1641 L.-Cpl. William Hay Tennant, 4/5th Black Watch, died of wounds on 6 September 1916, aged 21. Born in Bervie, Kincardineshire, he enlisted in Dundee, and arrived in France on 25 February 1915.
He was a son of David and Isabella Hay Tennant, 14 Annfield Street, and was employed by Sharp & Sons before the war.
L.-Cpl. Tennant is buried in Beauval Communal Cemeyery, Somme, France, F. 32.
FAMILY’S SECOND BLOW. Lance-Corporal William Tennant, whose parents reside at 14 Annfield Street, had served four years in the Territorials. Previous to the war he was employed by John Sharp & Sons, Limited. Deceased, who was 21 years of age, was the second member of his family to fall in this war, while a brother is at present recuperating from wounds in Stobshill Hospital, Glasgow, The Courier, Friday, 15 September 1916, 4.
Information supplied by Gary Thomson.
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