Lindsay Trail Barclay

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 16.01.1916
  • Place of enlistment: Port Arthur, Ontario
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Awards:
  • 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:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 01.02.1888
  • Place of Birth: Montrose
  • Address: Ellen Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Shipbuilder
  • Mother:

    Isabella M. Barclay

  • Father:

    Colin Barclay

  • Siblings:

    George Barclay & Robert Herd Barclay

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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.

For more information on Lindsay visit Lindsay’s Memorial and Lindsay’s Regimental Record and Circumstances of Death Register

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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