George Allan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 201539
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 11.08.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.Q.6.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 36 Baldovan Tce, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, Isles & Behrens, Jute & Linen Merchants, 84 Commercial St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Isabella Allan, 36 Baldovan Tce, Dundee

  • Father:

    George Allan, 36 Baldovan Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Joseph and 1 other brother (name unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Allan

George Allan   201539   Black Watch


Mr George Allan, gardener, 34 Baldovan Terrace, Dundee, has been informed of the death from wounds at the front of his third son Pte. George Allan, Black Watch.  Prior to enlistment deceased was a clerk in the employment of Messrs Isles & Behrens, jute and linen merchants and manufacturers, 84 Commercial Street, Dundee.  He was 19 years of age.

A brother, Lance-Corporal Joseph Allan, is in the Scots Guards, and is on active service.

Dundee Courier 31st August 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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