This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Lindsay Trail Barclay
- Date of enlistment: 16.01.1916
- Place of enlistment: Port Arthur, Ontario
- Service no:
- Rank: Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 58th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 08/10/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Vimy Memorial, Pas-de-Calais
- Grave/Mem Ref no:
- Date of Birth: 01.02.1888
- Place of Birth: Montrose
- Address: Ellen Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Shipbuilder
Isabella M. Barclay
George Barclay & Robert Herd Barclay
More about Lindsay Trail Barclay
At the time of Lindsay’s attestation his parents were living at 20 South Ellen St Dundee but emigrated to Canada at some point and were living at 322 Cameron St, Fort William, Ontario.
Lindsay was the brother of Pte George Barclay, 438304 of the 52nd Battalion Canadian Infantry and was killed in action on 29/12/1917 and Pte Robert Herd Barclay, 431182 of the 28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry and who survived the war.
There is a reference to Lindsay in the following Dundee Newspaper held within Dundee Central Library
Courier 18/10/1916 page 4.
Additional information researched and supplied by Gary Thomson
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