Donald Connel

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: September 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 635201
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 261st Brigade, 'B' Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 25.07.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XVII.C.12.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 14 Fords Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, Max Wulff, Jute Merchant, 17 Bell St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Connel, 14 Fords Lane, Dundee

  • Father:

    John Connel, 14 Fords Lane, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
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More about Donald Connel

Donald Connel   635201   Royal Field Artillery

Mr and Mrs Connel, 14 Ford’s Lane. Have been officially informed that their son, Gunner Donald Connel, R.F.A., has died from wounds received in action on 28th July.  Gunner Connel, who was 21 years of age, enlisted in September, 1914, and had been in France for over three years.  Deceased was formerly employed as a clerk with Mr Max Wulff, jute merchant, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 6th September 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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