Great War Dundee
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: Govanhill
- Service no: S/11569
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 26.09.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 119 to 124
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Leeds
- Address: 24 Baldovan Tce, Dundee
- Occupation: Glasgow Guardian Society Ltd
George E. Bryant, 24 Baldovan Tce, Dundee
Edward & Percy
More about William Bryant
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial. Believed to be the brother of Pte Edward Bryant S/9258, 6th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, who was killed in action 22.03.1918.
William Bryant S/11569 Cameron Highlanders
Private William Bryant, of the 6th Cameron Highlanders, has been missing since 26th September, the information being contained in a letter from his company officer. Private Bryant was 23 years of age, and was one of three brothers who are serving with the colours. He is a son of Mr G. E. Bryant, district manager of the Liverpool Victoria Legal Friendly Society, 24 Baldovan Terrace. Prior to the outbreak of war he was in the employment of the Glasgow Guardian Society, Limited, and enlisted in August. He went to France about two months ago. One of his brothers is in the Royal Naval Division (Anson Battalion), and has been at Gallipoli since May. The other is in training with the Seaforth Highlanders.
Dundee People’s Journal 6th November 1915
BRYANT―In loving memory of Private William Bryant 11569, Cameron Highlanders, reported missing on the 26th September, 1915, at Loos, beloved son of G. E. Bryant, Liverpool Victoria Offices, 54 Commercial Street, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 29th September 1917
Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information & image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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