David Wilson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Alton, Hampshire
  • Service no: 3014
  • Rank: Lance Corporal Piper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 39
  • Date of Death: 25/09/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I. B. 34.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Ogilvies Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Marion Blyth Wilson

  • Father:

    James Wilson

  • Siblings:

    Alexander Wilson, 2 Malcolm St, Dundee and 5 other brothers (names unknown)

  • Spouse:

    Rachel Wilson, 2 Ogilvie Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    David, born 07.08.1909, John, born 10.07.1911 & Alexander, born 22.10.1913

More about David Wilson

David Wilson   3014   Black Watch

WILSON—Killed in action, in France, on the 23d September, Lance-Corporal Piper David Wilson, No. 3014, 8th Black Watch, C Company, aged 39 years, seventh son of the late James Wilson, carting contractor, Trades Lane and 12 Malcolm Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his brother, Alexander Wilson, 2 Malcolm Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 20th November 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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