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: 2587
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: Dundee War Hospital
- Age at Death: 27
- Date of Death: 04/01/1916
- Burial Country: Scotland
- Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: CC. S. 26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 3 Ure Street, Dundee
Catherine Barclay, 6 Boutflower Rd, Clapham Junction, London
More about John Barclay
2587 Pte John Barclay 1/4 Black Watch
John was an early recruit to 4th BW and deployed with them to the BEF on 14 Feb 1915. At some stage thereafter he was diagnosed with Chronic Nephritis and evacuated home where he died this day in 1916 in Eastern Hospital Dundee. His death was reported from Dundee War Hospital of which the Eastern was an annexe. He is interred in Balgay Cemetery.
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