William Gilbert Dear

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 9989
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 73rd Company
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 03.07.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 56

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 64 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Dear, 64 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Gilbert Dear

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

William G. Dear   9989   Machine Gun Corps

DEAR___Reported missing, now presumed to be killed on 31st July 1917, Pte. William G. Dear, Machine Gun Corps, son of David Dear, 64 Hilltown, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th July 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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