William Balharrie

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 62987
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 13th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 04/10/1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VIA.H.10

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 36 Back St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Rose Balharrie, 36 Back St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Balharrie, 36 Back St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Balharrie

On Saturday 10th August 1918, the People’s Journal confirmed that Private William Balharrie was killed in action. He had previously been reported wounded and missing.

Formally 268402, Royal Army Service Corps.

William Balharrie   62987   Royal Fusiliers

BALHARRIE―Previously reported wounded and missing since 4th October 1917, now reported killed in action on that date, Private William Balharrie, Royal Fusiliers, in his 20th year, only son of Alexander and Rose Balharrie, 36 Back Street, Dundee.

Dundee Peoples Journal 10th August 1918

Additional information supplied by Gary Fitzpatrick

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