John Bannerman

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: December 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Lochgelly
  • Service no: S/7305
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: India
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 13.08.1917
  • Burial Country: India
  • Cemetery: Trimulgherry Cantonment Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Plot M. Row 2. Grave 1087.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 14 Fords Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Insurance Agent
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Bannerman, 81 Stuart Pl, Perth Rd, Cowdenbeath

  • Children:

    Roderick, born 17.02.1913

More about John Bannerman

Jack Bannerman   S/7305  Black Watch


Mrs Jack Bannerman, 81 Stuart Place, Perth Road, Cowdenbeath, has been officially informed of the death in a railway accident in India of her husband, Corporal Jack Bannerman, Black Watch.

Corporal Bannerman, who was 25 years of age, enlisted in December, 1914, and went to the front the following January.  He was twice wounded there, and afterwards went to Mesopotamia, where he was again wounded.  About Christmas, 1916, he was sent to India.  Prior to joining the army Corporal Bannerman, who was a reservist, was employed as an insurance agent.  He leaves a widow and one child.

Dundee Courier 24th August 1917

Additional Information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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