This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: September 1914
- Place of enlistment: Perth
- Service no: 3/3455
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 16.01.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Chocques Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.3.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 18 Brewery Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Mill Worker, John Sharp & Sons, Ltd
Agnes Whyte, 18 Brewery Lane, Dundee
Michael Whyte, 27 Lower Pleasance, Dundee
More about William Whyte
William Whyte 3/3455 Black Watch
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.
Private William Whyte, a Dundee member of the 1st Black Watch, has died of wounds received in the La Bassee fight on 25th January.
This information has been received by his parents, who reside at 18 Brewery Lane. The last letter received from their son was enclosed in the Princess Mary gift box, and expressed high hopes of his speedy return. Private Whyte was 23 years of age. He enlisted in September, before which he was employed as a millworker with John Sharp & Sons, Ltd.
Dundee Courier 19th February 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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