This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: S/15461 & 2923
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Labour Corps
- Unit/Ship: 5th Company
- Place of Death: Germany
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 21.02.1919
- Burial Country: Germany
- Cemetery: Cologne Southern Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.F.10.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Occupation: J. T. Inglis & Sons, Dundee
Robert Webster, 8 Mars Land, David St, Broughty Ferry
More about David Webster
Formerly 12th Battalion Black Watch. David is believed to be the brother of Pte Alexander Smith Webster, 4432, 16th Battalion Australian Infantry, who was killed in action, 31.08.1916.
David Webster S/15461 & 2923 Black Watch
Mr Robert Webster, David Street, Broughty Ferry, has been informed that his son, Private David Webster, Labour Company, Black Watch, has died in a casualty clearing station near Cologne from pneumonia. Deceased, who was 24 years of age, had been three years in the army, and prior to enlistment was in the employment of J. T. Inglis & Sons, Dundee.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 4th March 1919
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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