George Bonar

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: August 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200328
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 14th (Fife and Forfar Yeomanry) Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 18/09/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery, Villers-Faucon
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Sp. Mem. A.8.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Mill Worker, Don & Duncan, Mid St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Bonnar, 12 McDonald St, Dundee

  • Father:

    J. Bonar, 12 McDonald St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Bonar

George Bonar   200328   Black Watch

Pte. Geo. Bonar, Black Watch, so of Mr and Mrs Bonar, 19 McDonald Street, was killed in action on 18th September.  He was 22 years of age, and enlisted in August, 1914, proceeding to France in February of the following year.  During continuous service at the front Pte. Bonar had been twice wounded, and was on two steamers which were torpedoed.  He was formerly employed as a millworker with Messrs Don & Duncan, Mid Street.  A brother is in the Black Watch and another in the Gordons.

Dundee Courier 11th October 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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