Robert Wilkie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 19895
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 02.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.B.11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: St Vigeans, Forfarshire
  • Address: Queen St, Broughty Ferry
  • Occupation: Gardener
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    William Wilkie, 6 Chapel Lane, Broughty Ferry

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More about Robert Wilkie

BROUGHTY SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS. Mr Wm. T. Wilkie, gardener, Queen Street, Broughty Ferry, and greenkeeper to the Broughty Bowling Club, has received intimation of the death inĀ action of his son, Private Robt. Wilkie, of the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He was severely wounded on 1st July, and died the following day. Private Wilkie enlisted not long after the outbreak of war. He was about 30 years of age, and was formerly employed as a gardener in the service of the Earl of Seafield, who was killed in action some time ago. The Courier, Friday, 21 July 1916, 4

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