Herbert Wightman

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 13852
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 23.11.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.E.8.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Shankhill, Co Antrim
  • Address: 15 Union Place, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Wightman, 15 Union Pl, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Harold & 3 other brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Herbert Wightman

Herbert was the brother of Harold T Wightman of 133 Ormeau Rd, Belfast.

Herbert Wightman   13852   10th Royal Irish Rifles

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.

The death has occurred in action in France of Private Herbert Wightman, fifth son of Mr D. Wightman, 15 Union Place, Dundee.

Private Wightman, who was 19 years of age, was attached to the 10th Royal Irish Rifles.  He enlisted several months ago, and was previously employed in Belfast.

Dundee Courier 4th December 1915

 

Information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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