John Chalmers

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 24622
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 10.06.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.D.13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 17 Glebe Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Seagate Sawmills, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mrs Chalmers, 17 Glebe St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Chalmers, 17 Glebe St, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Chalmers

John Chalmers  24622   Highland Light Infantry


Mr Alexander Chalmers, 17 Glebe Street, Dundee, has received official information that his son, Private John Chalmers, has been killed in action.

Deceased was only 18 years of age, and prior to enlisting in August of last year was employed at Seagate Sawmills. An older brother, Alexander, is in the Cycle Corps.

Dundee Courier 5th July 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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