2nd Lieutenant Andrew Robertson Dick

Biography of 2nd Lieutenant Andrew Robertson Dick

Andrew Robertson Dick was born in Hamilton c. 1895. Dick was the son of Robert, an Insurance Agent, and Catherine Dick of 65 Russell Street, Burnbank, Lanarkshire. His brother, David, resided at Enfield Place, Burnbank, Hamilton.

Dick studied Arts between 1913 and 1915. He first matriculated in the 1913 to 1914 session, aged 18. He took classes in Latin and French within his first year. Within his second year, he was taking classes in English Literature, History, and Botany. During his student years he resided at 73 Glasgow Road, Burnbank, Hamilton.

Dick enlisted in May 1916, and served in France in the 2nd Scottish Rifles. He later gained commission in the 1st Border Regiment, of which he was 2nd Lieutenant.

Dick was killed in action in France on 18th July 1918, aged 23. He is remembered with Honour at the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.

Summary

2nd Lieutenant Andrew Robertson Dick
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment: 1st Border Regiment
Degree: Student
Awards: N/A
Comments: Killed in action in France 18 July 1918
Note/Press Clipping: Ch 4/4/2/3/688
Photo ID: Ch 4/4/2/2/65

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