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: 27631
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 29
- Date of Death: 02.12.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 131 to 132
More about John Barrie
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
John Barrie 27631 Highland Light Infantry
BARRIE―Missing since December 2d, 1917, now presumed to have died on or since that date, Private John Barrie, H.L.I., son of the late John Barrie, grocer, and Mrs Barrie, 1 Blackness Avenue, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 26th October 1918
John is believed to be the brother of Driver James Barrie, T/32839, 6th Division, A.S.C. & Driver Malloch Barrie, 192707, 56th Division Ammunition Column, R.F.A.
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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