George Coghill

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3183
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 09/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 5 Benvie Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Labourer
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret Gibb Coghill, 5 Benvie Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Georgina, born 18.12.1904, Jessie, born 14.10.1906 & William, born 16.09.1912

More about George Coghill

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

ONE OF THE FIRST DRAFT KILLED.

Private George Coghill, 4th Black Watch, whose name appears on an official casualty list as killed, was a married man, and resided at 5 Benvie Road.  He enlisted in the 2nd line of the 4th Black Watch, and was sent out to the front with the first draft which went to reinforce the first line battalion.  He was a member of platoon commanded by Lieutenant I. M. Law.  Deceased was a labourer prior to his enlisting.

Dundee Courier 24th May 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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