William Urquhart

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/379
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: 189th Brigade Machine Gun Corps, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.C.39.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 120 Victoria Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Bessie Urquhart, 58 Castle St, Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    William Urquhart

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
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More about William Urquhart

William Urquhart   CZ/379   Machine Gun Section   R.N.D.

URQUHART—Officially reported killed in action on 13th Nov., A.B. William Urquhart, Machine Gun Section, R.N.D., aged 21, only son and dearly loved son of the late William Urquhart, chemist, and Mrs Urquhart, 120 Victoria Road, Dundee.—Inserted by his mother and sister.

Dundee People’s Journal 6th January 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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