Great War Dundee
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: 202314
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 21.03.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Pozieres Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 49 & 50
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 116 Rosebank St, Dundee
Margaret Coyle, 116 Rosebank St, Dundee
sister (name unknown)
More about John Coyle
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial.
John Coyle 202314 Black Watch
COYLE―Killed on active service, 21st March 1918, Private John Coyle, Black Watch, aged 19 years and 9 months, beloved and only son of Mrs J. Coyle, 116 Rosebank Street, Dundee. – Inserted by his sorrowing mother and sister.
Dundee People’s Journal 12th October 1918
COYLE―In loving memory of my dear son 202314 Private John Coyle, 4/5 Black Watch, killed in action, 21st March 1918. – Inserted by his mother and sister, 116 Rosebank Street, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 22nd March 1919
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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