This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: April 1915
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 201103
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 36
- Date of Death: 31/07/1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 22 Laing Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Watson & Phillip
Jane Bruce, 22 Laing St, Dundee
Jessie, born 16.02.1908, Georgina, born 08.01.1911 & David, born 09.08.1912
More about George Bruce
George has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.
201103 Pte, George Bruce, 4/5th Black Watch, was one of many local soldiers who participated in the action.
Bruce lived in Laing Street, and before the war was employed by Watson & Philip, food importers, Esplanade Buildings.
He was killed in action on 31 July 1917, aged 36, and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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