This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
John Hutton Farquhar
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/3202
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 25/09/1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Loos Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 90 Albert Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Labourer, Wallace Foundry, Dundee
George Farquhar, 90 Albert St, Dundee
More about John Hutton Farquhar
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.
John Farquhar S/3202 8th Black Watch
DUNDEE LAD’S SEVERE WOUNDS.
Mr and Mrs Farquhar, who reside at 90 Albert Street, Dundee, are in a state of great anxiety regarding the real fate of their son, Private John Farquhar, 8th Black Watch. They have received a letter from an officer, who states that their son was last seen on 25th September severely wounded. The officer adds that he might have passed through one of the clearing stations out of their area, as often been the case.
Private Farquhar, who is twenty years of age, was employed as a labourer in the Wallace Foundry when he enlisted at the outbreak of war.
Dundee Courier 19th October 1915
John Farquhar S/3202 Black Watch
DUNDEE MAN REPORTED KILLED.
Private John Farquhar, son of Mr and Mrs Farquhar 90 Albert Street, is another Dundee Black Watch man who is now reported as having been killed in action after having been on the list of missing for a year. Deceased, who was twenty years of age, enlisted in one of the New Army battalions, shortly after the outbreak of war, and had been at the front for about six months before being posted as missing. He was formerly employed in the Wallace Foundry.
Dundee Courier 3rd October 1916
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