Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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Joseph Valentine Dignan
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 57528
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Kings Liverpool Regiment
- Unit/Ship: 18th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 09.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Neuville-Vitasse Road Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: A.18.
More about Joseph Valentine Dignan
Both C.W.G.C. & S.D.G.W. record this mans surname as Dignam. Joseph’s brother John served during the Great War and during WW2 was a Gunner with 76th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery and died due to an accident whilst serving in France on 18th February 1940. Josephs brother Peter also served during the Great War and returned home safely, he was Pte Peter Dignan, 25930, Highland Light Infantry. His half brother Hector served with the Cameron Highlanders and also returned home safely.
Formerly 828, Highland Divisional Cyclist Company.
Photo kindly supplied by Fred Campbell
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