Great War Dundee
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Adam Murray Barclay
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/21598
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 02.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 38
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 109 Lorne St, Lochee
- Occupation: Dresser, Camperdown Jute Works, Dundee
Mary Barclay, 109 Lorne St, Lochee
Mabel, 109 Lorne St, Lochee & David
More about Adam Murray Barclay
Adam has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.
Adam Barclay S/21598 Seaforth Highlanders
LOCHEE SPORTSMAN KILLED IN ACTION.
Mrs Barclay, 109 Lorne Street, has received intimation that her youngest son, Private Adam Barclay, Seaforth Highlanders, has been killed. Deceased, who was 21 years of age, was employed as a dresser in Camperdown Jute Works. He was a member of Lochee Gymnastic Club. His elder brother, David, is a driver in the R.F.A. in France.
Dundee Courier 21st August 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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