William Conlin

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: January 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 203100
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Essex Regiment
  • Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 20.11.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial. Louverval
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 7 & 8

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Urquhart St, Dundee
  • Occupation: South Dudhope Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jane Conlin, 2 Urquhart St, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Conlin

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial.

William Conlin   203100  Essex Regiment

Private William Conlin, Essex Regiment, eldest son of  Mrs Conlin, 2 Urquhart Street, who was formerly reported missing on 20th November, 1917, is now officially reported to have been killed.  Deceased was nineteen years of age, and prior to enlistment was employed in South Dudhope Works.  He enlisted in the Lovat Scouts in January, 1916, but was later transferred to the Essex Regiment.  His brother John is serving in the A. and S.H.

Dundee Courier 13th July 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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