|| 1895 - 1918|
||2nd Let. |
||30 Mar 1895
||11 Aug 1918
- Name: David Borthwick TAIT
Regiment, Corps etc.: Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Battalion etc.: 4th Battalion (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles) (Territor
Last name: Tait
First name(s): David Borthwick
Initials: D B Decoration:
Rank: 2/LT Date died: 11 August 1918
How died: Killed in action
- 1/4th Battalion (Queen's Edinburgh Rifles)
August 1914 : in Forrest Hill, Edinburgh. Part of Lothian Brigade, Scottish Coast Defences.
24 April 1915 : transferred to 156th (Scottish Rifles) Brigade, 52nd (Lowland) Division.
Sailed from Liverpool 24 May 1915, going via Egypt to Gallipoli 14 June 1915.
Returned to Egypt 8 January 1916.
Moved to France, landing at Marseilles, 17 April 1918.
- More Information re David Borthwick TAIT - from the Commonwealth War Graves
Name: TAIT, DAVID BORTHWICK
Initials: D B
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 4th Bn. attd. 5th/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 11/08/1918
Additional information: Son of Annie Cramond Tait, of Glenholm,
Davidson's Mains, Edinburgh, and the late James Guthrie Tait. Formerly
employed on Staff of Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 23.
Cemetery: BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
Bouchoir New British Cemetary
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