Robert Wyllie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200065
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 05.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 23 Kinloch St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    4 Brothers

  • Spouse:

    Wife, 23 Kinloch St, Dundee

  • Children:

More about Robert Wyllie

Roberts regimental No is also listed as 200069.

Robert Wyllie   20065   Black Watch

Footballer Falls.

Sergt. Robt. Wyllie, Black Watch, whose wife resides at 23 Kinloch Street, Dundee, was killed in action on 4th October. Sergt. Wyllie, who was 27 years of age, was mobilised with the Territorials, and proceeded to France with his regiment four years ago.  He was well known in football circles, having played for Stobswell and Forfar Athletic F. C.  Four brothers of Sergeant Wyllie are serving with the colours.  Sergeant Wyllie was previously wounded.

Dundee Courier 21st October 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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