John Coyle

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 202314
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 116 Rosebank St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Coyle, 116 Rosebank St, Dundee

  • Father:

    J. Coyle

  • Siblings:

    sister (name unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Coyle

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Pozieres Memorial.

John Coyle   202314   Black Watch

COYLEKilled 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

COYLEIn 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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