David Wilson likeness

Private David Wilson

1st Battalion Black Watch ( Royal Highlanders )
Service No: s / 4028

David Wilson grave

19

2

0

0

0
Personal details

Family Information

Son of David and Margaret Wilson of 30 Laird St, Coatbridge. Davids brother Private William Wilson of the 36th Battalion Machine Gun Corps Died of Wounds on the 27/04/1918 (see index). Another brother Alexander was in training with the 10th Battalion Black Watch at the time of his death. In his Will dated 04/06/1915 David left everything to his mother

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 30 Laird St, Coatbridge

Died

Died of Wounds 18/06/1915

Enlisted

Coatbridge /09/1914

Employed

Forehand Puddler in the Victoria Iron Works

Age

26

Buried / Remembered

Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Additional Information

David was reported to have been wounded in both legs some time before news reached home of his death. He had visited Coatbridge at New Year 1915. Also remembered on the Coatbridge Baptist Church Roll of Honour (see photos)

Photos
  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  newspaper clipping

Creative Commons License

We have made this information and the images available under a Creative Commons BY-NC license. This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement: © coatbridgeandthegreatwar.com

Comments

There are no comments yet for Private David Wilson. Be the first to leave one.


Do you have any information about or memories of Private David Wilson that you would like to share?

Or even if you would just like to leave a message to say you've been here, please leave a comment below.

*Please note that all comments are verified by a moderator before appearing on the site. All fields are required except links to photos.