Great War Dundee
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: 10712
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 36
- Date of Death: 24.08.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, France.
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.I.4.
- Date of Birth: 04.11.1879
- Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
- Address: 36 Kirk St, Lochee
Jane Boag (nee Fearn/Fairn), 8 Atholl St, Lochee
Richard, Henry & Robert
Mary Boag, 47 Kirk St, Lochee
Annie, born 11.05.03, John, born 08.03.05, James, born 20.05.07 & Mary, born 26.06.1914
More about John Boag
John was the brother of Pte Martin Boag 3/2243, 2nd Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 09.05.1915. Richard Henry and Robert all served with the Black Watch and all three returned home safely.
Additional information kindly supplied by David Slammon, Memorial Scroll image kindly supplied by Patrick Gardiner
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