John Arklay Elder

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 11060
  • Rank: Corporal
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Greece
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 28.11.1916
  • Burial Country: Greece
  • Cemetery: Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 708

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Monifieth
  • Address: 40 Watsons Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Elder, 22 Cochrane St, Dundee

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More about John Arklay Elder

John Arkly Elder   11060   Royal Scots


Information has reached friends in Monifieth that Lance-Corporal John Arkly Elder, Royal Scots, has died from malarial fever at Salonika.

Lance-Corporal Elder joined the Royal Scots five years ago, and was on service in India when war broke out.  He was drafted to France, and took part in the fighting of the early stages of the war.  His mother, who resides at 40 Watson’s Lane, Dundee, is well known in Monifieth.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 7th December 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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