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: 8958
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 10.11.1914
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 15
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 25 Elizabeth Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Dye worker
Sarah Boath, 25 Elizabeth St, Dundee
More about Francis Boath
Francis has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
Boath Francis 8958 K.O.S.B.
Private Boath was killed in action on 10th November. The announcement of his death was received by his sister, Miss Sarah Boath, who lives at 25 Elizabeth Street. Private Boath, who was about 30 years of age, was a reservist, and when called up was a dye-worker.
Dundee Courier 23rd December 1914
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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