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- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 306998
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 31
- Date of Death: 23.08.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.D.6.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 35 Hawkhill, Dundee
- Occupation: Box Maker, Langlands & McAinsh, Seagate, Dundee
Catherine Barty, 35 Hawkhill, Dundee
John Lindsay Adamson Barty, 35 Hawkhill, Dundee
More about George Barty
George Barty 306998 Tank Corps
BARTY―Died of wounds, at Casualty Clearing Station, on 23rd August, Private George Barty, Tank Corps, aged 31, beloved eldest son of Mr and Mrs John L. A. Barty, 35 Hawkhill, Dundee.
Dundee Peoples Journal 7th September 1918
Word has been received by Mr and Mrs John Barty, 35 Hawkhill Dundee, that their son, Private John Barty, Tank Corps, died of wounds on 23d August. In a letter of sympathy to deceased’s sister his captain states that Private Barty went into action on 8th August, and in the course of the engagement his crew commander was killed and Private Barty badly wounded and taken to a dressing station. Private Barty enlisted in the Royal Engineers, and was transferred to the Tank Corps at the beginning of this year. He was wounded on 8th August, and died a fortnight later. Private Barty was 31 years of age, and unmarried. Prior to joining up he was employed as a box and case maker with Messrs Langlands & M’Ainsh, Seagate.
Dundee Courier 15th October 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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