William Conning

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 804
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 46
  • Date of Death: 16/06/1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Maroeuil British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II. E. 13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 48 Carnegie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Preparer, Hillbank Linen Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Conning

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Bridget Conning, 48 Carnegie St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Mary Jane, born 02.05.1903

More about William Conning

William Conning   804   Black Watch


Mrs Conning, 48 Carnegie Street, Dundee, has received intimation that her husband, Lance-Corporal, William Conning, Black Watch, was killed in action on 16th June.  He was many years in the Territorials, and was called up when war broke out.  Lance-Corporal Conning was 42 years of age, and was employed as a preparer in James Scott & Sons, Limited, Hillbank Linen Works, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 8th July 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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