Canadian Memorial Cross, G.V.R.
A-Cpl. D. Black
Dugald Black was born in Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland in July 1894.
He served with 72nd Regiment, Seaforth Highlanders of Canada prior to serving with the 47th Battalion, Canadian Infantry on the Western Front. Black attested in March 1915 at New Westminster, he advanced to Corporal and was serving with the 7th Battalion (1st British Columbia), Canadian Infantry when he was killed in action, 28 November 1916, ‘between Gordon and and Gabriel trenches, Carency sector Souchez France’ (C.E.F. Burial Registers refer).
Corporal Black is buried in the Zouave Valley Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France.