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Private David Collie Dillon

17th Battalion Highland Light Infantry ( Glasgow Commercial )
Service No: 28859

David Collie Dillon grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of William and Margaret Dillon. Husband of Elizabeth Burns Dillon of 239 Main St, Coatbridge. Father of 2 children

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 239 Main St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 18/11/1916 at Ancre

Enlisted

Coatbridge 1914

Employed

Iron Works Labourer / Reservist

Age

22 / DOB - 22/07/1894

Buried / Remembered

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Additional Information

David is listed as DILLION on the Thiepval Memorial and with the CWGC. David was wounded in 1915. David died at Ancre on the last day of the Battle of the Somme, one of 253 HLI men who fell that day. His elder brother William of the Seaforth Highlanders was killed 6 months later. His cousin William was killed in 1914 (see index for both). Also remembered on the St Patricks Church Roll of Honour

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