John Cochrane

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 1426
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 7 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Ashton Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Cochrane, 7 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Cochrane, 7 Cherryfield Lane, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Sarah Cochrane, 34 Larch St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Joseph, born 27.12.1914

More about John Cochrane

John Cochrane    1426   Black Watch


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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