John Donovan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/7673
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th/10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 19.04.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XIX.D.13.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
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  • Father:

    John Donovan

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More about John Donovan

Next of kin listed as Colin Thomas, 21 Kerrs, Lane, Lochee, Dundee. This man is believed to be Pte Colin Thomas, GS/87198, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers.

John Donovan   S/7673   Gordon Highlanders

DONOVANDied in hospital, on the 19th inst., from wounds received in action on the 9th inst., 7673 Private John Donovan, Gordon Highlanders, aged 23 years.

Dundee People’s Journal 28th April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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