George Bruce

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: April 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 201103
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 22 Laing Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Watson & Phillip
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jane Bruce, 22 Laing St, Dundee

  • Children:

    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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