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: 1426
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
- Place of Death: 7 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee
- Age at Death: 27
- Date of Death: 04.06.1916
- Burial Country:
- Cemetery: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance, Berkshire
- Grave/Mem Ref no:
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 7 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee
- Occupation: Ashton Works, Dundee
Elizabeth Cochrane, 7 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee
John Cochrane, 7 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee
Sarah Cochrane, 34 Larch St, Dundee
Joseph, born 27.12.1914
More about John Cochrane
John Cochrane 1426 Black Watch
“SLIGHTY WOUNDED AND DOING WELL.”
Private John Cochrane, who resides at 7 Cherryfield Lane, takes a very light view of his wounds. The only intimation that he has sent home is in the form of a field postcard, stating that he has been admitted to hospital slightly wounded, and is progressing well.
Private Cochrane, who is married, was previously employed in Ashton Works. He was a member of A Company.
Dundee Courier 24th March 1915
COCHRANE—In loving memory of Pte. John Cochrane, Black Watch, who died through wounds at No 7 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee, on 4th June 1916. – Inserted by his sorrowing wife.
Dundee People’s Journal 9th June 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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