This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 804
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 48 Carnegie Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Preparer, Hillbank Linen Works, Dundee
Bridget Conning, 48 Carnegie St, Dundee
Mary Jane, born 02.05.1903
More about William Conning
William Conning 804 Black Watch
DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED.
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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