From Hoole History and Heritage Society

DINWIDDIE, Frederick


Regiment: 2 Bn. Royal Scots (Lothian)

Rank: Private

Number: 27296

Died: 24 July 1916

Aged: 35

Buried/Memorial: Etaples Military Cemetery

Address: 75 Hoole Road (from Cheshire Observer 5 August 1916)

Cheshire Observer 5 August 1916


We deeply regret to learn that official intimation has been received that Private Fred Dinwiddie of the Royal Scots has passed away in a Canadian hospital at the Front from wounds received in action. He had been a resident in Hoole for about nine years and had a wide circle of friends by whom he was held in the highest esteem. The gallant soldier was the youngest son of Mr James Dinwiddie and Mrs Dinwiddie Newmanse Kirkmahoe Scotland and was 35 years of age. He served his apprenticeship with Messrs C M Kay and Sons tweed manufacturers of Dumfries for whom he acted as traveller for some time