David Boland

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 10970
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 11.11.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 19 & 33

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Liff, by Dundee
  • Address: 1 Wilson Place, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Ann Boland, 1 Wilson Place, South Rd, Lochee, Dundee

  • Father:

    Martin Boland, 1 Wilson Pl, South Rd, Lochee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about David Boland

David has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. He is believed to be the brother of Driver Thomas Boland, M2/102004 M.T. Company, Army Service Corps.

David Boland   10970   Royal Scots Fusiliers

BOLANDPrivate D., 10970, 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers, D Company; officially reported wounded in France on 11th November 1914, and missing since then.  Mother, Mrs Martin Boland, 1 Wilson Place, Wilson Street, Lochee.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th June 1915

BOLANDReported wounded on the 11th November 1914, later reported missing, now presumed to have died on or about the above date, Private David Boland, Royal Scots Fusiliers, aged 18 years and 4 months, second beloved son of Martin Boland, No. 1 Wilson Place, South Road, Lochee.

Dundee People’s Journal 8th April 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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