John Powrie Anderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 192929
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 95th Brigade, 'C' Battery
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 27.09.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XII.G.2.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 24 Muirfield Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Helen Anderson, 24 Muirfield Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Stewart Anderson, 24 Muirfield Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Powrie Anderson

John Powrie Anderson   192929

DOWNFIELD GUNNER FALLS IN ACTION.

Mr and Mrs David S. Anderson, 17 Muirfield Road, Downfield, have received official information of the death of their son, Gunner John Powrie Anderson, who was killed in action on 27th September.  Gunner Anderson joined the Artillery in January last, and had been in France since April.  Two other sons are with the colours, the elder being a sergeant with the R.G.A., the younger one having seen service at Salonika, being attached to a London Field Ambulance, but is now at a rest camp.

Dundee Courier 27th October 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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