This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
John Watson Bertie
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/6856
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 38
- Date of Death: 25.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83
- Date of Birth: 01.07.1877
- Place of Birth: Factory Building, Lanark
- Address: 4 Parkers Court, Dundee
Ellen Reilly Bertie, 4 Parkers Court, King St, Dundee.
More about John Watson Bertie
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
John Watson Bertie S/6856 Black Watch
BERTIE―Died on the 25th September 1915, No. 6856, Private John Watson Bertie, The Black Watch, aged 38 years, beloved husband of Ellen Reilly Bertie, 4 Parker Court, Dundee. – Inserted by his widow and family.
Dundee People’s Journal 23rd September 1916
BERTIE―In memory of my brother, No. 6856, Private John Watson Bertie, Black Watch, killed in action on 25th September 1915. – Inserted by his brother Frank.
Dundee People’s Journal 30th September 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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