John Blyth

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/297
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Collingwood Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 04.06.1915
  • Burial Country: Turkey/Gallipoli
  • Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 8 to 15

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 6 Cleghorn Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Fitter
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Falconer Blyth, 6 Cleghorn St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Blyth, 6 Cleghorn St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Blyth

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Helles Memorial.

John Blyth   CZ/297   Collingwood Bn   Royal Naval Division

BLYTHA.B. John Blyth, Clyde (Z/297) R.N.V.R. Collingwood Battalion, 2d R.N. Brigade R.N.D.  Reported missing on 18th June, 1915, now reported missing on 4th June, and since dead.

Dundee Courier 30th September 1915

Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Falconer Blyth, of 6 Cleghorn Street, Dundee, Forfarshire. In civil life he was an apprentice fitter and at the time of his enlistment he was living with his parents.

R.N.D. Database

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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