This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 203141
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st/6th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 22/09/1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Artillery Wood Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IV. D. 5.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 138 Liff Road Lochee.
- Occupation: George Longair, Carrier
Isabella Aitken, 80 King St, Dundee
James Aitken, 80 King St, Dundee
Jane Aitken, 138 Liff Rd, Lochee, Dundee
Hannah, born 01.05.1911, James, born 23.08.1912 & John, born 11.01.1914
More about John Aitken
John Aitken 203141 Black Watch
BROUGHTY SOLDIER DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED.
News came to Broughty Ferry yesterday that Private John Aitken, Black Watch, who was formerly employed by Mr George Longair, carrier, has been dangerously wounded. He was a soldier previous to the outbreak of war, and rejoined the colours.
Broughty Ferry Guide 27th July 1917
AITKEN―Killed in action, on 22d September, 1917, Private John Aitken, Black Watch, dearly beloved husband of Jane Aitken, 138 Liff Road, Lochee, and eldest son of James and Isabella Aitken, 80 King Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing wife and family.
Dundee People’s Journal 20th October 1917
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