Great War Dundee
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John Russell Dewar
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 267521
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 20.11.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres
- Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.3.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 120 Victoria Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Manhatton Works, Dundee
Agnes Dewar, 35 Victoria Rd, Dundee
More about John Russell Dewar
John R. Dewar 267521 Seaforth Highlanders
DUNDEE SEAFORTH FALLS IN ACTION.
Official intimation has been received by Mrs Rae, 120 Victoria Road, Dundee, that her eldest son, Lance-Corporal John R. Dewar, Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action on November 20. L.-Cpl. Dewar, who was 19 years of age, enlisted about three years ago in the R.A.M.C., but was transferred to the Seaforth Highlanders shortly afterwards, and had been at the front for eleven months. Previous to enlistment he was employed at Manhattan Works, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 5th December 1917
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