This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: March 1917
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/29623
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 26
- Date of Death: 25.04.1918
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 136 to 138
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 160 Hilltown, Dundee
- Occupation: Caldrum Works, Dundee
Ann Dolan, 106 Hilltown, Dundee
John, born 11.03.1912 & James, born 10.02.1916
More about John Dolan
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
John Dolan S/29623 Cameron Highlanders
Two Brothers Missing.
Private John Dolan, Cameron Highlanders, whose wife resides at 160 Hilltown, is 26 years of age. And enlisted in March 1917. He has been in France since July last year. Previous to enlistment he was employed in Caldrum Works (Henry Walker & Sons). A strange coincidence is the fact that his brother, Private James Dolan, Black Watch, is also reported missing.
Dundee Courier 31st May 1918
DOLAN___Pte. John Dolan, No. 29623, Cameron Highlanders; posted missing on 25th April. Wife inquires—Mrs Dolan, c/o Blisett, 160 Hilltown, Dundee.
Dundee People’s Journal 14th September 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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