William Balfour

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: S/40515
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 01.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 38 & 40

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 11 Pitfour Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    John Balfour, 11 Pitfour St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Balfour

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

William Balfour   S/40515   Cameron Highlanders

BALFOUR—Previously reported missing since 1st August 1917, now presumed to have died on that date or since, Pte. William Balfour, Cameron Highlanders, third son of Mr and Mrs John Balfour, 11 Pitfour Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 10th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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