He died at sea during World War 1.
• Branch: Cargill.
• Proof Link: Marriage.
• Commemorated: Wooden Plaque: Arbroath Signal Tower Museum.
• Commemorated: Gravestone: Arbroath Western Cemetery.
David married Helen Cargill, daughter of Robert Cargill and Ann Scott Anderson, on 13 Jun 1883 in Arbroath, Angus. (Helen Cargill was born on 19 Sep 1865 in Auchmithie, Angus, died on 26 Mar 1954 in Arbroath, Angus and was buried in Arbroath Western Cemetery.)