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Private David Wilson

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

David Wilson grave





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 of Wounds 18/06/1915


Coatbridge /09/1914


Forehand Puddler in the Victoria Iron Works



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)

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