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:
- Service no: 1392
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 25/09/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no:
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 92 Brook Street, Dundee
Grace Caroll, 92 Brook St, Dundee
More about Edward Carroll
Edward has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
Edward Carroll 1392 2nd Black Watch
ONE OF THE BLACK WATCH FROM INDIA.
Official intimation has been received by Mrs Carroll, 92 Brook Street, Dundee, that her son, Private Edward Carroll, 2d Black Watch, was killed in action on 25th September.
Pte. Carroll, who was 25 years of age, served seven years with his regiment. He proceeded to France from India, where he was stationed for over five years. He was home on furlough a little over a month ago, and it was the first time his parents had seen him for over five years. A sympathetic letter was sent by the officer to whom deceased was servant.
Dundee Courier 26th October 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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