Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Archibald Brown Troup
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 456
- Rank: Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 09.05.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
- Occupation: Coal Merchant
Margaret Troup, 10 Watson St, Dundee
J. Troup (son) Charles, born 20.01.1902 & Margaret, born 02.04.1909.
More about Archibald Brown Troup
Archibald has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
Archibald Brown Troup 456 Black Watch
Private J. Troup, son of Sergeant-Drummer Archibald Troup, who was killed on 9th May, arrived at his home in Broughty on Monday night from France. He is a member of the 4th Black Watch, and is home for only a short furlough. The fighting during the fortnight before he left was of a particularly fierce character.
Broughty Ferry Guide 16th July 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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