William Boag

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 16752
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 04.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 4A & 4D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 23 Arbroath Road, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Eliza Boag, 41 Step Row, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    Francis, George & Joseph

  • Spouse:

    Cecilia Boag, 23 Arbroath Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Cecilia, 25.10.1913-07.03.1917

More about William Boag

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

He was the brother of Pte Francis McKenna Boag (served as Francis McKenna) 9332, 2nd Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers, who was killed in action 14.10.1914, Pte George Boag, M2/131344, Army Service Corps and Pte Joseph Boag, 30994, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) formerly Black Watch. George and Joseph both returned home safely.

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson

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