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: 30528, formally 2027
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
- Unit/Ship: 3rd Highland Field Ambulance
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 20 Bell Street, Dundee
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death:
- Place of Death:
- Burial Country:
More about Andrew Connelly
Private Connelly enlisted with the Dundee raised 3rd Highland Field Ambulance unit and was deployed to ‘1/3’ Highland Field Ambulance in France on 8th March 1916.
Connelly is listed as having been wounded in action twice during his time in France, firstly in July 1916 with ‘shell shock’ and latterly suffered gun shot wounds to his right knee. He was initially treated in France then later at the 1st Scottish General Hospital in Aberdeen. From here he was medically dischargged with a stated 30% disability.
After his discharge, he returned to the home he shared with his mother, 20 Bell Street, Dundee.
Additional information kindly supplied by Jim Flood
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