John Boag

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 10712
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 04.11.1879
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 36 Kirk St, Lochee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Boag (nee Fearn/Fairn), 8 Atholl St, Lochee

  • Father:

    John Boag

  • Siblings:

    Martin

    Richard, Henry & Robert

  • Spouse:

    Mary Boag, 47 Kirk St, Lochee

  • Children:

    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

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