John Dolan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30170
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 15th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 30.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 6D & 7D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 1 North George Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Hammerman, Coopar & Greig Ltd, Britannia Works, East Dock St, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mary Dolan

  • Father:

    James Dolan, 1 North George St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

    4 Children

More about John Dolan

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

John Dolan   30170   Royal Scots 


Private John Dolan, Royal Scots Fusiliers, has been reported missing since 30th July.  Pte. Dolan, who is a Dundee man, was employed as a hammerman with Cooper & Greig, Ltd., engineers, Britannia Works, prior to enlistment this year.  He had been but a short time in the fighting zone, but had been previously connected with the militia.  Official intimation that he was missing was received by his father, Mr James Dolan, 1 North George Street, Dundee.  Private Dolan has a son in France in the Royal Field Artillery.  He is a widower, and has four of a family.

Dundee Courier 14th October 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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