2<sup>nd</sup> Let. David Borthwick TAIT 

2nd Let. David Borthwick TAIT

Male 1895 - 1918

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  • Title  2nd Let. 
    Birth  30 Mar 1895 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  11 Aug 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 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

      Initials: D B
      Nationality: United Kingdom
      Rank: Second Lieutenant
      Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
      Unit Text: 4th Bn. attd. 5th/6th Bn.
      Age: 23
      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.
    Memorial Certificate
    Memorial Certificate
    Bouchoir New British Cemetary
    Age  23 years 
    Person ID  I2040  The Full Family Tree
    Last Modified  16 Nov 2008 

    Father  James Guthrie TAIT,   b. 04 Jun 1862,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship  birth 
    Mother  Ann Cramond Rust MARSHALL,   b. 10 Oct 1862,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship  birth 
    Married  13 Mar 1891 
    Family ID  F625  Group Sheet

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