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: 75747
- Rank: Gunner
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 3 Lyons Close, Dundee
- Occupation: Victoria Works, Dundee
Grace Allan, 3 Lyons Close, Dundee
Alexander Allan, 3 Lyons Close, Dundee
More about William Allan
William previously served with the Royal Scots, Reg No 21844.
William Allan 75747 Machine Gun Corps
DUNDEE SOLDIER FALLS IN BATTLE.
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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