William Allan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 75747
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
  • Unit/Ship: Machine Gun Corps (Motors)
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 31.07.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: The Huts Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.18.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 3 Lyons Close, Dundee
  • Occupation: Victoria Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Grace Allan, 3 Lyons Close, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Allan, 3 Lyons Close, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Allan

William previously served with the Royal Scots, Reg No 21844.

William Allan   75747   Machine Gun Corps


Private William Allan (21), Machine Gun Corps, who has died of wounds was a son of Private Alexander Allan, Black Watch, who resides at 3 Lyon’s Close, Dundee.  Deceased was formerly employed in Victoria Works, and had been in France for eighteen months.  His father, who was a reservist of the Royal Scots was called up on the outbreak of war, and has been at the front for nineteen months.

Dundee Courier 16th August 1917

Additional information an Medal Index Card kindly supplied by Mark Webster. Further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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