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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- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 13852
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Shankhill, Co Antrim
- Address: 15 Union Place, Dundee
David Wightman, 15 Union Pl, Dundee
Harold & 3 other brothers (names unknown)
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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